Gready households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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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'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.


  • Gready in 1659.
  • Gready births mapped 1864-1913
  • Gready 1901 census map
  • Gready 1911 census map
  • Gready Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Gready Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

The surname

Parishes where Gready and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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