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Cady Early Origins



The surname Cady was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Cady Spelling Variations


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Cady Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Cady are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Cady include: Cade, Cady, Cadye, Kadye, Caddy, Caddey, Kade, Kady and many more.

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Cady Early History


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Cady Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cady research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1155, 1527, 1380, 1450 and 1,00 are included under the topic Early Cady History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cady Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cady Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include Sir John Caddy of Buckland Brewer; and Jack Cade (d. 1450), English rebel from Kent who led an unsuccessful...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cady Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Cady or a variant listed above:

Cady Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nicholas Cady, who landed in Massachusetts in 1628-1630
  • James Cady, who arrived in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1635
  • Robert Cady, who landed in Maryland in 1674
  • Eleanor Cady, who arrived in Maryland in 1674

Cady Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F Cady, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • E L Cady, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Ellen Cady who settled in Boston in 1850
  • A D Cady, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Mills Cady, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cady Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Alex Cady, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Ann Cady, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • William Cady, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cady (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cady (post 1700)



  • John Cady (1866-1933), American Olympic sliver medalist for golf at the 1904 games
  • Frank Randolph Cady (1915-2012), American actor, best known for his role as the storekeeper Sam Drucker in Petticoat Junction, Green Acres, and The Beverly Hillbillies
  • Claude Ernest Cady (1878-1953), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1933-35; Defeated, 1934; Postmaster at Lansing, Michigan, 1935-43 (acting, 1935)
  • Charles P. Cady, American Democrat politician, Supervisor of Nankin Township, Michigan; Elected 1880
  • Charles H. Cady, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at East Woodstock, Connecticut, 1966-68
  • Burt Duward Cady (b. 1874), American Republican politician,Member of Michigan State Senate 11th District, 1907-08; Michigan Republican State Chair, 1919-25
  • Arthur M. Cady, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Stafford; Elected 1926
  • Artemas Cady, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Cayuga County, 1840
  • Alfred D. Cady, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Plainville; Elected 1906; Defeated, 1908, 1920
  • Albe Cady, American politician, Secretary of State of New Hampshire, 1814-16
  • ... (Another 30 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Cady Historic Events


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Cady Historic Events




Flight 191

  • T Cady, American passenger from Los Angeles, California, USA, who flew aboard American Airlines Flight 191 and died in the crash on May 25, 1979

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Suggested Readings for the name Cady


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Suggested Readings for the name Cady



  • The Ancestors of Edna Frances Cady by Robert Cady Gates.
  • Cady Genealogy James W. Cady.

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Cady Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    11. ...

    The Cady Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cady Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 20 July 2016 at 06:55.

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