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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’.

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


Similar surnames: Harden, Harvey, Harley, Hardeman, Harness, Hasty, Harder, Harty

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Hardesty Family Origin

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Hardesty Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    18%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Ag Lab (Yardman)

    3%

In 1881, the most common Hardesty occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 18% of Hardesty's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hardesty family was Ag Lab (Yardman). Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hardesty.

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Hardesty Historical Records

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Hardesty Life Expectancy

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