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The MacCreedy surname is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic patronymic "Mac Riada," or "son of Riada," a personal name meaning "trained," or "expert."

MacCreedy Early Origins



The surname MacCreedy was first found in Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel.

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MacCreedy Spelling Variations


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MacCreedy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacCreedy, MacCready, MacReidy, McCreedy, McCready and many more.

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MacCreedy Early History


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MacCreedy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacCreedy research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1608 is included under the topic Early MacCreedy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacCreedy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacCreedy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacCreedy 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 or some of its variants were: James McCready, who was on record in Pennsylvania in 1773; David McCready, who settled in Canada in 1797; Elinor McCready, who came to New York in 1811.

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacCreedy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacCreedy (post 1700)



  • David MacCreedy (b. 1969), English actor, known for Kinky Boots (2005), Longford (2006) and Up 'n' Under (1998)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    10. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
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