Hardesty Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Hardisty Hill in the parish of Fewston, North Yorkshire, recorded in 1379 as Hardolfsty, from the Old English personal name Heardwulf (composed of the elements heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’ + wulf ‘wolf’) + Old English stig ‘path’.

List of People with Surname Hardesty

According to our database, there are a total of 4,675 people with the surname Hardesty. Among these people surnamed Hardesty, there are about 665 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who have the same name. John Hardesty, Michael Hardesty and David Hardesty are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Hardesty, with 100, 81 and 76 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that Ohio has the largest number of people surnamed Hardesty, with a total of 487 people, and there are a total of 283 distinct names among these people. Indiana is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hardesty, with a total of 476 people and an average of 268 distinct names.