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Hardman Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): occupational name for a herdsman, a variant of Herdman (see Heard). (The change of -er- to -ar- was a regular phonetic pattern in Old French and Middle English.) English: from an unattested Old English personal name Heardmann, composed of the elements heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’ + mann ‘man’. According to Reaney and Wilson, compound names with this second element became common in late Old English in eastern England. Irish: of English origin (see above), but sometimes confused with Harman. Dutch: variant of Hardeman 2. Americanized spelling of German Hartmann.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Hardman Family Origin

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Hardman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hardman family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hardman. The most common Hardman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Hardman's were Farmers.

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Hardman Life Expectancy

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