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Reddy Early Origins



The surname Reddy 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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Reddy Spelling Variations


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Reddy Spelling Variations



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

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Reddy Early History


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Reddy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reddy research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1681 is included under the topic Early Reddy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reddy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reddy Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Reddy In Ireland


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Reddy In Ireland



Some of the Reddy 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:

Reddy Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elida Reddy, who landed in Virginia in 1702
  • Alexander Reddy, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1746

Reddy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Reddy, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1812
  • Timothy Reddy, aged 34, arrived in New York in 1812
  • James Reddy, who arrived in New York, NY in 1817
  • John Reddy settled in Boston in 1823
  • Owen Reddy, who arrived in New York, NY in 1824
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Reddy Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Reddy arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Inconstant" in 1849

Reddy Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas F. Reddy, aged 27, a farm labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879
  • Honora Reddy, aged 31, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879
  • Maria Reddy, aged 1, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879
  • Mary Reddy, aged 28, a servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Reddy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Reddy (post 1700)



  • Helen Reddy (b. 1941), Australian-born American singer and actress
  • William E. Reddy, American politician, Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1933-37
  • William A. Reddy, American politician, First Selectman of Killingly, Connecticut, 1947-57
  • Sai Reddy, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008
  • Narrender Reddy (b. 1955), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2004, 2008 (alternate)
  • John H. Reddy, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1953, 1961-69
  • Bob Reddy, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Cadillac, Michigan, 2003
  • Rob Reddy, American singer
  • Keerthi Reddy (b. 1978), Indian actress
  • Marri Channa Reddy (1919-1996), Indian politician active in several states
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    4. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Reddy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reddy 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.

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