"bold, brave"

Hardy Origin and Meaning

The name Hardy is boy's name of German, Aboriginal origin meaning "bold, brave".
Hardy is a spirited and durable un-Germanic German surname that is starting to be used in this country.

British fashion designer Hardy Amies (born Edwin) is its best known bearer, and Thomas Hardy could make a literary namesake--as might the old Hardy Boys series of adventure books for young boys.

Hardy Popularity

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Famous People Named Hardy

  • Edward Thomas "Tom" HardyEnglish actor
  • Edwin "Hardy" AmiesEnglish fashion designer
  • Franz Eberhard August "Hardy" KrügerGerman actor
  • Abram Harding "Hardy" RichardsonAmerican baseball pitcher
  • (Hardy) Nyle McFarlaneAmerican NFL player
  • Thomas HardyEnglish novelist
  • The Hardy Boyzwrestling tag team of brothers Jeff and Matt Hardy
  • Ben HardyEnglish actor

Hardy in Pop Culture

  • Eberhard "Hardy" Rossocharacter in "Ten Kids, No Pets" by Ann M. Martin
  • Frank and Joe Hardymain characters in The Hardy Boys series
  • Alec Hardymain character from British TV series "Broadchurch"