culture of Britain. It was a name for a bold or impetuous person. The surname Melady is derived from the Old English word
surname, which is derived from the name of the mother.
from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
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Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Melady has undergone many spelling variations
, including Moody, Moodye, Moodie, Mudy, Mudie and others.