Last name: HARDEN

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HARDEN : This last name is indexed 64,983 times on Geneanet!

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HARDEN : 1: English: variant of Arden with prosthetic H-.2: English: habitational name either from Haredene Wood in East Tisbury (Wiltshire) or from Haredon (in Ugborough Devon). The first placename probably derives from Old English hara ‘hare’ + denu ‘valley’. The second is from Old English hara + dūn ‘hare hill’.3: English: variant of Harding.4: Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Harden (Roxburghshire).5: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair; see Hardy.6: North German: patronymic from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name with the first element hard ‘hardy brave strong’.

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