Hardman Family History
Hardman Name Meaning
English: occupational name from Middle English herdeman herdema+n hurdeman (Old English hierdeman heordman) ‘herdsman one who tends livestock’. Compare Heard . English: occasionally from the Middle English personal name Hardman (Old English Heardmann literally ‘hard man’). English and Irish: shortened form of Hardeman . Americanized form of German Hartmann .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press