Hardwick Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Hardwick Name Meaning: Habitational from a number of places in Yorkshire and Derbyshire,named Hardwick. Old english 'heorde' herd + 'wic' farm.

The name is of english medieval origin and may indicate someone from or near an outlying 'dairy farm',perhaps dependent on a larger village.

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Surname Distribution

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Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Hardwick Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Hardwick family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 151
Female Servant 124
Independent 88
Farmer 73
Male Servant 47
Labourer 46
Shoe Maker 24
Carpenter 20
Lace Maker 15
Tailor 15
Brick Layer 11
Coal Miner 11
Grocer 9
Servant 9
Clothier 9
Butcher 8
Dress Maker 8
Frame Work Knitter 8
Publican 8
Blacksmith 8
Coach Maker 6
Wheel Wright 5
Milliner 5
Char Woman 5
Bricklayer 5

Hardwick Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Hardwick 100% 33,796
2 Hardwicke 89% 1,691

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