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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English (of Norman origin) : from a personal name, Aquart, Old French Achart, a derivative of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi(n) ‘edge (of a sword)’ + hard ‘bold’, ‘hardy’. Compare German Eckhardt and Italian Accardo, which are from the same source.
  • German : from a Germanic personal name (as in 1).
  • German : Americanized spelling of Eckert.

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