Hardy Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and French: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold’, ‘courageous’ (of Germanic origin; compare Hard 1). Irish: in addition to being an importation of the English name, this is also found as an Anglicized form (by partial translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair ‘son of the hard lad’. Scottish: variant spelling of Hardie 2.

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List of People with Surname Hardy

Based on our public records, there are a total of 22,326 people with the surname Hardy. Among these people surnamed Hardy, there are approximately 2,463 distinct names, with an average of 9 people who share the same name. Thomas Hardy, Christopher Hardy and Sandra Hardy are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Hardy, with 260, 172 and 145 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Texas has the most people surnamed Hardy, with a total of 1,765 people, and there are a total of 908 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hardy, with a total of 1,559 people and an average of 836 distinct names.