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What does Hardin mean?

Hardin Pronunciation of Hardin [hardin] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Hardin is "valley of the hares". Hardin is a variant form of Harden (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, valley.


Hardin has 1 variant: Hardon.

Creative forms:
(male) Hadin, Haldin, ..

(female) Hardia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hardin Maximo (H.M.), ..

How popular is Hardin?

Hardin is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#753 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hardin was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #1034 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hardin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hardin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other prominent related form of Hardin is Harden. Adoption of these forms of Hardin reached its most widespread 95 years ago (average #1426).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hardin, Harden in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Hardin is pronounced similarly to Hardwen, Hardwin, Hardwinn, Hardwyn, Hardwynn and Hawarden. Other suggested similar names are Aarin, Bardon, Bartin, Bordin, Caidin, Carden, Cardin, Cardon, Carlin, Carmin, Darin, Darrin, Darvin, Farin, Farrin, Gardie, Garin, Garlin, Garmin, Garrin, Garvin, Garwin, Haakin, Hadden, Haddin, Haddon, Hadi, Haldan, Halden, Hamlin, Harding, Hari, Harjit, Harkan, Harken, Harkin, Harlan, Harlen, Harlie, Harlyn, Harman, Harmen, Haron, Haroon, Haroun, Harrie, Harris, Hartman, Hawkin, Hayden, Haydn, Hazin, Herin, Jaidin, Jarrin, Kadin, Karlin, Kaydin, Larrin, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Marlin, Marsdin, Marvin, Marwin, Tarin, Tarrin, Vardon and Warrin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hardin.

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