Grady


    Maps

  • Grady in 1659.

  • Grady births mapped 1864-1913

  • Grady 1901 census map

  • Grady 1911 census map

  • Grady Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 7
  • Full surname history

Parishes where Grady and a second surname are found together

Surname:



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:1Clare:104Cork:79Cork city:1
Down:1Dublin:9Dublin city:13Galway:133
Kerry:63Kildare:17Kilkenny:46Laois:35
Limerick:113Limerick city:13Mayo:136Meath:11
Offaly:28Roscommon:52Sligo:54Tipperary:112
Waterford:62Westmeath:8Wexford:8Wicklow:4

Surname Dictionary

Grady fairly numerous: Galway-Mayo-Sligo etc. Ir. Ó Grádaigh, gráda = illustrious. This is a case where the better-known Grady has displaced the local name Gready, Ó Griada, which itself is a corruption of Mag Riada. O'Grady relates to N Munster. IF &MIF.
O Gráda O'Grady: an-líonmhar gach treo: sa Mhumhain agus i gConnachta go speisialta. Clann tábhachtach de chuid Dál gCais a bhí lonnaithe ag Cill na Súlach ar dtús. Thaobhaigh a dtaoiseach le Annraoi a h-Ocht, ghlac gradam ridire uaidh, agus lean an rath agus séan iad ó shoin i leith. Go dtí le déanaí, mhair taoiseach na clainne ag Coill Bhaile Eoghain, Luimneach, agus é i dteideal "An Grádach" a thabairt air féin. Aisteach go leor, thug craobh amháin díobh an sloinne O'Brady orthu féin sa 16 céad ach níor mhair sé sin, is cosúil. An bhrí: gráda = oirirc, cáiliúil. Féach Ó Greada, leis.
O'Grady Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster, Connacht and South East. Ir. Ó Grádaigh (noble). A sept of Thomond (Clare), which changed to Brady in part. Also a Mayo name which is properly Mag Riada. See also Grady. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Graddy: 16
Grady: 1103
Gready: 24
O'Grady: 211

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Grada
Graday
Gradee
Gradey
Graedy
Graidy
Gredy
Grrady
O Grada
O grady
O'Gradey
O'Greadey
O'Gready


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