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The surname Drady is the anglicized version of the Irish surname "O Dreada." The surname has also been recorded in Galway where it is believed to be an anglicized form of the Connaught name O Draoda, a name usually anglicized as Drudy.

Drady Early Origins



The surname Drady was first found in County Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) the ancient Kingdom of Deis Muin (Desmond), located on the southwest coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where the name was listed in 16th century Fiants, and later in wills dating back to 1629.

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Drady Spelling Variations


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Drady Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Draddy, O'Draddy, Graddy, Drady and others.

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Drady Early History


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Drady Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drady research. Another 27 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1820 and 1840 are included under the topic Early Drady History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Drady Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Drady Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Drady 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Drady Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Anastatia Drady, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1820

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Vulneratus non victus
Motto Translation: Wounded not vanquished.


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Drady Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    4. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
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    The Drady Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Drady 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 11 April 2014 at 14:21.

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