Reedy Family History
Reedy Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from Reedie in Airlie (Angus) recorded as villa de Rethyn in 1264 or a place of the same name in Auchtermuchty (Fife) both named with Scottish Gaelic rèidh + -in ‘flat place’. Irish: from Ó Riada ‘descendant of Riada’ a personal name meaning ‘traveler rider’. Irish and Scottish: from Gaelic Mac Riada see McCready . Americanized form of German Riede or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press