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What does Hardey mean?

Hardey Pronunciation of Hardey [hard-ey] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Hardey is "bold, brave". Hardey is a variant form of Hardy (Old German).

Associated with: bold.


Creative forms:
(male) Harey, ..

(female) Hardda, Hardde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hardey Frankie (H.F.), ..

How popular is Hardey?

Hardey is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#41448 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Hardey (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Hardy. This form of Hardey was at the top of its popularity in the 1880s (#406). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hardy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hardey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barde, Barden, Barney, Barrey, Carden, Carey, Carley, Carney, Carrey, Darbey, Darcey, Darsey, Earley, Farley, Garey, Garrey, Garvey, Hadden, Hadley, Hadly, Hagley, Haider, Hailey, Halden, Haley, Halley, Halsey, Handley, Hanley, Harben, Harden, Hardin, Hardon, Hardwen (see Hardwin), Hardwyn, Harel, Harlea, Harlee, Harlen, Harley, Harly, Harmen, Harper, Harry, Hart, Harthy, Hartley, Harve, Harvee, Harvey, Harvy, Hastey, Hayden, Hayder, Hayley, Hervey, Hurley, Jarvey, Karney, Laddey, Larrey, Marden, Markey, Paddey, Parrey, Randey, Sandey, Tandey, Varden, Warde, Warden, Wardley, Warley, Yardley and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hardey.

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