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The surname Droddy 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.

Droddy Early Origins



The surname Droddy 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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Droddy Spelling Variations


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Droddy Spelling Variations



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

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Droddy Early History


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Droddy Early History



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

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Droddy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Droddy Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Droddy Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mildred Droddy, who arrived in America, in 1910
  • R. Mary Droddy, who arrived in America, in 1910
  • Olon Droddy, aged 28, who arrived in America, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Droddy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Droddy (post 1700)



  • Brittany Droddy, American actress, known for her work on Machete (2010), Triangle: Remembering the Fire (2011), The Association (2012) and the Second Impression (2014)

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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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Droddy Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    10. 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).
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    The Droddy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Droddy 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 6 June 2014 at 12:05.

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