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Meaning/origin of name "Eckhardt"
Posted by: Jack Zuccarello Date: July 10, 2000 at 08:05:55
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Doesa anyone have any insight on the meaning of the name "Eckhardt"? According to one book, it means a "descendant of Aghihard (sword edge, brave)" and another source mentions that it is a German name "composed of the elements AGI(N) edge, point + HARD hardy, brave, strong. Any ideas?


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