Hardy Family History

Meaning of surname: Hardy

Hardy is an English and a French surname[1][2] of Old French origin. Hardy comes from Old French hardi > French hardi meaning "bold, courageous" which comes from Old Frankish hardjan meaning "to make hard."[3] The final -y is also typical of the French proper names (first names, surnames and place names, with the notable exception Henri, when it is a given name). The name could also be an Anglicized form of the Irish name Mac Giolla Deacair meaning ‘son of the hard lad’.[4] Notable persons with that surname include:

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