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Meaning and Origin

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  1. 29th President of the United States; two of his appointees were involved in the Teapot Dome scandal (1865-1823)
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Originally a patronymic from Hardy or from compound given names with the Germanic element *hard (“hard”).

  1. An English and Irish surname​.

Notable Persons Named Harding

Harding was born on July 15th, 1920. Harding is also known as Lawrence and Harding L.. He passed away on February 16th, 2002.

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Harding was born in 1048. He died in 1125.

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Harding Nana is a basketball player for the Polpak Świecie, Turów Zgorzelec, CI Rosalía de Castro, Polonia Warszawa (basketball), Ilysiakos B.C., Basketball Löwen Braunschweig, and Koroivos B.C. in the Greek Basket League. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Harding was born on January 17th, 1981 in Douala.

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He left this life in 1758.

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Harding was born in 1883. He left this life in 1952.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Harding

Warren G. Harding was an and 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio. His most notable accomplishments were from 1921 to 1923. Warren was born on November 2nd, 1865 in Blooming Grove, Ohio, U.S. He passed away on August 2nd, 1923.

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Tonya Harding is a figure skater.

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Ian Harding is an actor. He has been prominent since 2007. Ian was born on September 16th, 1986 in Heidelberg.

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Sarah Harding is a pop and dance-pop musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2002. Sarah was given the name Sarah Nicole Hardman on November 17th, 1981 in Ascot, Berkshire, United Kingdom.

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The Baroness Harding of Winscombe is a ceo and talktalk group. The was given the name Diana Mary Harding by her parents John Charles Harding and 2nd Baron Harding of Petherton on November 9th, 1967. The is also known as Baroness Harding of Winscombe.

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Phil Harding is an archaeology and archaeologist. He has been prominent since 1971. Phil was given the name Philip Harding on January 25th, 1950 in Oxford.

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How popular is the baby name Harding in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 6 0 6
1915 8 0 8
1916 7 0 7
1917 13 0 13
1918 8 0 8
1919 28 0 28
1920 229 0 229
1921 235 0 235
1922 92 0 92
1923 62 0 62
1924 33 0 33
1925 11 0 11
1926 9 0 9
1927 11 0 11
1928 5 0 5
1929 8 0 8
1930 8 0 8
1931 5 0 5
1932 5 0 5
1934 6 0 6
1935 5 0 5
1936 5 0 5
1937 5 0 5
1938 5 0 5
1941 5 0 5
1942 18 0 18
1943 15 0 15
1944 11 0 11
1945 14 0 14
1946 16 0 16
1947 24 0 24
1948 20 0 20
1949 7 0 7
1950 12 0 12
1951 13 0 13
1952 8 0 8
1953 10 0 10
1954 6 0 6
1955 6 0 6
1956 6 0 6
1957 9 0 9
1958 7 0 7
1959 5 0 5
1963 5 0 5
1965 10 0 10
1967 6 0 6
1969 6 0 6
1971 6 0 6
1982 6 0 6
2006 6 0 6
2012 6 0 6
2014 5 0 5
2015 6 0 6
2016 6 0 6
2017 5 0 5

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Popularity of Harding as a first name

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Popularity of Harding as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Harding U.S.
  White 80.14% 64.26%
  African American 13.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.88% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Harding

People with the last name Harding are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Harding

  • How Popular is the name Harding? Harding is the 9,966th most popular name of all time. As a last name Harding was the 871st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Harding have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,094 babies born with the first name Harding in the United States. That's more than enough people named Harding to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Harding? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Harding first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Harding is Monday, August 7th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Harding born? The highest recorded use of the first name Harding was in 1921 with a total of 235 babies.
  • Random Harding Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Harding is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Harding: Your name in reverse order is Gnidrah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rgahidn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Harding? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 39,787 people with the last name Harding.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Harding? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 13 of them will have Harding as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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