Readdy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Readdy family

The surname Readdy 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 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.

Early History of the Readdy family

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Readdy Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Reddy, Reddie, Readdie, Reedie, Reidie and others.

Early Notables of the Readdy family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Readdy family to Ireland

Some of the Readdy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Readdy family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Reddy settled in Boston in 1823; Patrick Reddy settled in New York in 1842 with his wife and two children; Archibald Reddie settled in Philadelphia in 1868..


Contemporary Notables of the name Readdy (post 1700) +

  • William Francis Readdy (b. 1952), former NASA astronaut with 3 shuttle missions and over 672 hours in space [1]


  1. ^ NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) William Readdy. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/readdy.html


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