HARD

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*hardu- = 'hard', 'strong' [1]
*harðu- = 'hard', 'strong' [1]

Old Norse

harðr = 'hard', 'strong' [2]
hǫrðr = 'hard' [3]

Old Saxon

hard = 'hard', 'bold' [4]

Old High German

harti = 'hard', 'strong' [4] [5]
hard = 'hard', 'strong' [6]
herti = 'hard', 'strong' [4] [5]

Related Names

Norse: See Harðr
German: See Hardi, Harding, Hartika, Hartman, Harto

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Athalhart (German)
AGI see Egilhart (German) and Eckehard (German)
ALF see Alphard (German)
ARN see Ehrenhard (German)
AUD see Authard (German)
BEIN see Harðbeinn (Norse)
BJÖRN see Berinhart (German)
BORG see Burkhard (German)
BRUN see Brunhard (German)
BRYN see Brunhard (German)
BY see *Bíharðr (Norse)
DIS see Hardis (Norse)
EGG see Eginhart (German) and Egilhart (German) and Eckehard (German)
EIR see Erhard (German)
ENGEL see Engelhard (German)
FOLK see Fulchard (German)
GEIR see HarðgæiRR (Norse) and Gerhard (German)
GJAF see Gebhard (German)
GUD see Godahard (German)
GUNN see Gundhard (German)
HER see Harder (German)
ID see Idert
ING see Ingohart (German)
JON see Jónhard (Norse)
JOR see Eburhart (German)
LEIF see Hartløv
LEW see Leonhard
LIND see Lindhard (Norse)
LJUF see Liebhard (German)
LYD see Liuthard (German)
MACHT see Machthard
MAGN see Meinhard (German) and Magnhard (Norse)
MANN see Hartman
MOD see Hartmut (German)
PAUL see Paulhard
RAD see Harðráði
RAGN see Raginhart (German) and Ragnhard (Norse)
RIK see Richard (German)
RUN see Runhard (German)
SIG see Sieghard (German)
SIGN see Signhard
SUNN see Sonnhard
STEIN see Harðstæinn and Stenert
SVEIN see Svenhard
ULF see Wolfhard (German)
VIG see Hartwig (German) and Wighard (German)
VILL see Willihart (German)
ÞJOÐ see Diethard (German)

See also Harðænni and Lochard

First Element Forms

Hard- Harð- Hardh- Hart-
Hor-

Last Element Forms

-adhina -adina -adine
-al
-ar -ard -arda -arðr -ardt -ardus -ars -art -arth
-att
-edine
-er -ert -erth
-hadina -hadine
-hard -harð -harda -hardina -hardine -harðr -hardt -harður -hardus
-hart -hartti
-ódía -odus -ódus -ótus

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Familiennamen (2000)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  6. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)