Origins Available: English
As a surname, Hardouin is thought to be derived from the place named Harden in West Yorkshire
. The place name in turn is derived from the Old English words "hara," or "hare," and "denu," or "valley."
Early Origins of the Hardouin family
The surname Hardouin was first found in Roxburghshire
where one of the first records of the name was John de Hardene who rendered homage to King Edward I
in 1296. Harden is a civil parish and village in West Yorkshire
and an area north of Walsall.
Early History of the Hardouin family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hardouin research.Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1512 are included under the topic Early Hardouin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hardouin Spelling Variations
Although the name, Hardouin, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Harden, Hardene, Hardin, Hardon and others.
Early Notables of the Hardouin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hardouin family to Ireland
Some of the Hardouin family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 136 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hardouin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hardouin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Etienne Hardouin, who landed in Montreal in 1659