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The name Hardisty has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in the village of Hardisty Hill located in the parish of Fewston, in the county of Yorkshire. In it's Old English form this place-name was originally Hardolfsty with its origin in the name Hardulf.

Hardisty Early Origins



The surname Hardisty was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Hardisty Spelling Variations


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Hardisty Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Hardisty have been found, including Hardisty, Hardesty, Hardistry, Hardest and others.

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Hardisty Early History


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Hardisty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hardisty research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1086 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Hardisty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hardisty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hardisty Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hardisty Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Hardisty, or a variant listed above:

Hardisty Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Hardisty, who landed in Virginia in 1704 [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)

Hardisty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Hardisty, who settled in Maryland in 1813
  • John Hardisty, aged 40, who arrived in Maryland in 1813 [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)
  • Wm. Hardisty, aged 71, who settled in America, in 1893

Hardisty Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles Norman Hardisty, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Grasmere, England, in 1907
  • Mary Hardisty, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Grasmere, England, in 1912
  • Olive Brindley Hardisty, aged 49, who landed in America from Blackpool, England, in 1918
  • Woer Hardisty, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Amy Hardisty, aged 36, who landed in America from Liverpool, England, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hardisty Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Percy F. Hardisty, aged 23, who settled in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1910
  • Eliza Hardisty, aged 65, who emigrated to Edmonton, Canada, in 1917
  • Margaret Hardisty, aged 15, who emigrated to Edmonton, Canada, in 1917

Hardisty Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Francis Hardisty, aged 30, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Blundell"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hardisty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hardisty (post 1700)



  • Jean V. Hardisty (1945-2015), American political scientist and lesbian feminist activist
  • Charles Henry Hardisty (1885-1968), English first-class cricketer for Yorkshire County Cricket Club (1906-1909)
  • Alan "Chuck" Hardisty, retired English professional rugby league footballer
  • John Roderick Elliot "Bob" Hardisty (1921-1986), English amateur footballer
  • Sarah Hardisty (1924-2014), Canadian Dene elder and quillworker
  • Huntington Hardisty (1929-2003), United States Navy four star admiral, Vice Chief of Naval Operations (1987 to 1988) and and Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Command (USCINCPAC) (1988 to 1991)
  • Richard Charles Hardisty (1831-1889), 19th century Canadian senator and son of the Chief Factor of the Hudson's Bay Company

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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Hardisty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hardisty 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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