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Macready family page


Sissters and keen divers, Dot and Molly Macready

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Origins of surname

This is a family name of Irish origin, an abbreviation of MacConready, an Anglicisation of the Gaelic MacConriada, meaning son of Conriada, which translates as ‘trained hound’, suggesting that the original Irish name was given to a dog trainer rather than a dog!

Early records

This family has been present in Jersey since the mid-19th century


  • McReedy
  • McReidy
  • Macready
  • McReady
  • McCready

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Macready family members who served in World War 1

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Family album

Percy Philip Amy Macready is on the right of the middle row of this photograph of his in-laws, the family of Thomas George Gaudin, father of his wife Edythe
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