Origins Available: Irish, Scottish
The MacCreedy surname is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic patronymic "Mac Riada," or "son of Riada," a personal name meaning "trained," or "expert."
Early Origins of the MacCreedy family
Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel.
Early History of the MacCreedy family
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MacCreedy Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: MacCreedy, MacCready, MacReidy, McCreedy, McCready and many more.
Early Notables of the MacCreedy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the MacCreedy family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name MacCreedy (post 1700)