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I did know that Kadey, Kedey, Keady , probably came from the Gaelic O'Ceidigh. Actually, Padraig O'Ceidigh, a professor at the University College Galway, did research on Keady's in
Ireland. He was in contact with a 2nd cousin of mine until he became ill and past away. The problem I am having, is tracking our family back in Ireland. All of the name changes certainly don't help. ...Gerry Kadey