Ready Name Meaning

English: nickname for a provident man, from Middle English readi ‘prepared’, ‘prompt’. Irish: variant of Reddy. Scottish: variant of Reedie.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Reedy, Bready, Read, Reidy, Wead, Rady, Hendy, Leady, Ruddy, Reddy

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Ready Family Origin

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Ready Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Greengrocer

    2%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, the most common Ready occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Ready's were Labourers. Labourer, Annuitant and Greengrocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ready. A less common occupation for the Ready family was Laundress.

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Ready Historical Records

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Ready Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Ready life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ready in 1944 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ready

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