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Scotland's coastal mountains and Hebrides islands were known in ancient times as the kingdom of Dalriada. The name Hardee evolved there as a nickname for a brave person. This surname is a nickname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. Nicknames form a broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, and can refer directly or indirectly to one's personality, physical attributes, mannerisms, or even their habits of dress. The surname Hardee comes from the Old French and Old English word hardi, which means brave.

Hardee Early Origins



The surname Hardee was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Hardee Spelling Variations


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Hardee Spelling Variations



Spelling in the medieval era was a highly imprecise process. Translation, particularly from Gaelic to English, was little better. For these reasons, early Scottish names are rife with spelling variations. In various documents Hardee has been spelled Hardy, Hardie, Hardey, MacHardy and others.

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Hardee Early History


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Hardee Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hardee research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1643, 1797 and are included under the topic Early Hardee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hardee Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hardee Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hardee Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hardee In Ireland


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Hardee In Ireland



Some of the Hardee family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Many settled along the east coast of what would become the United States and Canada. As the American War of Independence broke out, those who remained loyal to the crown went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these hardy Dalriadan-Scottish settlers began to recover their collective history in the 20th century with the advent of the vibrant culture fostered by highland games and Clan societies in North America. Highland games, clan societies, and other organizations generated much renewed interest in Scottish heritage in the 20th century. The Hardee were among the earliest of the Scottish settlers as immigration passenger lists have shown:

Hardee Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Hardee, who arrived in North Carolina in 1701 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Hardee Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles B Hardee, aged 38, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1871 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Mr. N. A. Hardee, aged 29, who landed in America from London, in 1894

Hardee Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Hardee, aged 56, who landed in America from Glasgow, in 1900
  • David R. Hardee, aged 22, who landed in America from Dundee, in 1903
  • Mrs. N.A. Hardee, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Maggie Hardee, aged 25, who settled in America from Dundee, Scotland, in 1904
  • Mrs. William Hardee, who settled in America, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hardee Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Hardee, aged 20, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Palmyra" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PALMYRA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Palmyra.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hardee (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hardee (post 1700)



  • Wilbur Hardee (1918-2008), founder of the American fast-food restaurant chain Hardee's
  • John Hardee (1918-1984), American jazz tenor saxophonist
  • William J. Hardee (1815-1873), American Confederate General who served 1861 to 1865
  • Pat Hardee, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1956 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Leilani Naniloa Hardee, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Fred Hardee, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 5th District, 2004 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Enid Broward Hardee, American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from Florida, 1940 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • D. Christopher Hardee, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Cary Augustus Hardee (1876-1957), American Democrat politician, Member of Florida State House of Representatives, 1915-17; Speaker of the Florida State House of Representatives, 1917; Governor of Florida, 1921-25 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • C. B. Hardee, American politician, Mayor of Irving, Texas, 1951-57 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PALMYRA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Palmyra.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  3. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  4. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
  5. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  11. ...

The Hardee Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hardee Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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