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Early Origins of the Ready family


The surname Ready 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 Ready family


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Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1681 is included under the topic Early Ready History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ready Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Ready family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Ready family to Ireland


Some of the Ready family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ready family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ready Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Dennis Ready, who arrived in Virginia in 1714 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Ready, who landed in Georgia in 1753 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Nicholas Ready, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1773 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Ready Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • David Ready, aged 43, who landed in Maryland in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Richard Ready, who arrived in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Ready, aged 4, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Mary Ready, aged 12, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Elisabeth Ready, aged 9, who landed in New York, NY in 1855 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ready Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Matthew Ready, aged 25, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland

Ready Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Ready, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on September 3rd, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820
  • Patrick Ready, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849
  • Mary A. Ready, aged 24, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Grand Trianon"
  • Thomas Ready (aged 20), a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Gomelza"
  • James Ready, aged 20, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Lord Hungerford"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ready Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Ready, aged 46, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • Elizabeth Ready, aged 39, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • John Ready, aged 28, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • Margaret Ready, aged 23, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Strathnaver" in 1874
  • Mary Ready, aged 9, who arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oamaru" in 1878

Contemporary Notables of the name Ready (post 1700)


  • Gene Ready (1941-2015), American politician, Member of the Florida House of Representatives (1977-1982)
  • Brigadier-General Joseph Louis Ready (1895-1955), American Assistant Commanding General 7th Division in 1943 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) Joseph Ready. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Ready/Joseph_Louis/USA.html
  • James "Jim" Ready, American businessman and technologist, founder and president of Montavista Software
  • Charles Ready (1802-1878), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee (1853-1859)
  • Stephanie Ready (b. 1975), American basketball coach
  • Randall Max "Randy" Ready (b. 1960), American former Major League Baseball player and later hitting coach for the San Diego Padres
  • Troy Ready (b. 1980), American soccer midfielder
  • Elizabeth Ready, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1996, 2000 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David T. Ready, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, 1977-81 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles Ready Jr. (1802-1878), American politician, Member of Tennessee State Legislature; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1853-59 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) Joseph Ready. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Ready/Joseph_Louis/USA.html
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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