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Re: Meaning/origin of name "Eckhardt"
Posted by: Julianne Eckhardt Date: November 23, 2000 at 23:58:54
In Reply to: Meaning/origin of name "Eckhardt" by Jack Zuccarello of 336

"Eck" means sword in latin, i think,and "hardt" means hard. therefore being swordhard. It is a german name.As I am in a large german family of eckhardts, my family has a certificate with our coat of arms on it in our living room. I will check further on the name, and put more information later for those interested.


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