Gradey


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SURNAME HISTORY



No Gradey households in mid-19th century Ireland


Gradey households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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No Gradey households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

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.
Ó 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.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Graddy 16
Grady 1103
Gready 24
O'Grady 211


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Grada
Graday
Gradee
Gradey
Graedy
Graidy
Grrady
O'Gradey
O'Greadey
O'Gready
Ó Gráda


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