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Ready Early Origins



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.

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Ready Spelling Variations


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Ready Spelling Variations



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

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Ready Early History


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Ready Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ready research. 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.

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Ready Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ready Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ready Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ready In Ireland


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Ready In Ireland



Some of the Ready family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 were:

Ready Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Dennis Ready, who arrived in Virginia in 1714
  • Thomas Ready, who landed in Georgia in 1753
  • Nicholas Ready, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1773

Ready Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • David Ready, aged 43, landed in Maryland in 1813
  • Richard Ready, who arrived in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1847
  • James Ready, aged 4, landed in New York in 1854
  • Mary Ready, aged 12, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Elisabeth Ready, aged 9, landed in New York, NY in 1855
  • ... (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, 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 [1]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 [2]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, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Grand Trianon"
  • Thomas Ready (aged 20), a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Gomelza"
  • James Ready, aged 20, a labourer, 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, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • Elizabeth Ready, aged 39, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • John Ready, aged 28, a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • Margaret Ready, aged 23, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Strathnaver" in 1874
  • Mary Ready, aged 9, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oamaru" in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ready (post 1700)


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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
  • 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
  • David T. Ready, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, 1977-81
  • Charles Ready Jr. (1802-1878), American politician, Member of Tennessee State Legislature; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1853-59
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ 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

Other References

  1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  5. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  6. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  10. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
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The Ready Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ready Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 4 December 2016 at 09:36.

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