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Harding Name Meaning

English (mainly southern England and South Wales) and Irish: from the Old English personal name Hearding, originally a patronymic from Hard 1. The surname was first taken to Ireland in the 15th century, and more families of the name settled there 200 years later in Tipperary and surrounding counties. North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hardin, Harting, Harling, Harring, Hartig, Haring, Herring, Darling

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Harding Family Origin

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Harding Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Fisherman

    5%
  • School

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harding family was School. The most common Harding occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Harding's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harding.

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Harding Life Expectancy

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