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Foody Early Origins



The surname Foody was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts. The family name became associated as a sept of the Clan Ogilvey. Allegiances were important to Scottish middle age survival. Later they held a family seat at Rhynie.

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Foody Spelling Variations


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Foody Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fuddie, Fudas, Futhie, Futtie, Futter, Foty, Futty, Fotty, Fodie, Fody, Foddie, Fudes and many more.

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Foody Early History


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Foody Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Foody research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1367, 1476, 1510, 1600, 1612, and 1745 are included under the topic Early Foody History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Foody Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Foody Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Foody 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:

Foody Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Michael Foody, aged 22, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Sir Edward Parry"
  • Thomas Foody, aged 14, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "David Malcolm"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    4. 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).
    5. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    9. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Foody Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Foody 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 12 December 2014 at 10:00.

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