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surname and masc. proper name, from Irish Grada "noble."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • grady meanwhile, with a pair of ample varnished boots, had disappeared into his master's room.

    The History of Pendennis William Makepeace Thackeray
  • grady's attempt to rival John Robinson was the joke of the circus world.

    Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field
  • At that time grady exhibited a piece of soap which contained an impression of a key-hole in the lock of the Adams Express car.

    Bucholz and the Detectives Allan Pinkerton
  • Mr. grady was one of the promoters of the Piedmont Exposition.

    Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field
  • “Make your mind quite easy, grady,” said Sergeant Barton, who was riding near.

    For Fortune and Glory Lewis Hough

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