Hard Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Heard or a Norman cognate Hard(on), also of Germanic origin. This was a byname meaning ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’, but it also seems to have been used as a short form of the various compound names containing this as a first element. Occasionally this may also be a variant of Hardy. English, German, Dutch, and Swedish (Hård): nickname for a stern or severe man, from Middle English, Middle Low German hard, Middle Dutch hart, hert, Swedish hård ‘hard’, ‘inflexible’. The Swedish name was probably originally a soldier’s name. English: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of particularly hard ground or one that was difficult to farm. Compare Hardacre. Dutch: occupational name from Middle Dutch harde, herde ‘herder’.

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List of People with Surname Hard

According to our database, there are a total of 850 people with the surname Hard. Among these people surnamed Hard, there are about 238 unique names, with an average of 3 people who have the same name. William Hard, David Hard and Michael Hard are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Hard, with 23, 22 and 20 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Hard, with a total of 107 people, and there are a total of 78 unique names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hard, with a total of 85 people and an average of 64 unique names.