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Type Surname
Other Forms FormsSteinhardt, Schteingart, Schtenigart, Stajngart, Steingard, Steingart, Steingrad, Steinhard, Steinhort, Stenigart, Sztainchart, Sztajngort, Sztajnhart, Szteinhart

Meaning & History

The surname Steinhart is more associated with the locality Steinhart in Bavaria (Germany).

The literal meaning of the German name is "as hard as stone". Stein, the second part of the name, is the German for "stone/rock".

This surname is also used in Jewish Ashkenazi family names among Jews in certain Germany regions (as well as Poland, Israel and the U.S.A) since at least the 18th century.

The most common variant (Origin) is Steinhardt.
Added 7/28/2021 by Ibuprophen
Edited 7/28/2021 by Ibuprophen