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 Eckhardtand Italian Accardo, which are from the same source.
- German : from a Germanic personal name (as in 1).
- German : Americanized spelling of Eckert.