Hardwick Family History
Hardwick Name Meaning
English (Yorkshire and Derbyshire): habitational name from Hardwick Hall in Ault Hucknall (Derbyshire) or any of numerous other places called with Old English heorde-wīc ‘herd farm’ (from heord ‘herd’ + wīc ‘specialized farmstead’) such as Hardwick in Yorkshire Warwickshire and Cambridgeshire and Hardwicke in Gloucestershire and Shropshire. Americanized form of German Hartwig .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022