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The Dutch surname Hoorn is a habitational name, taken on from any of numerous places in the Netherlands, so named. The Dutch word "hoorn," means a "point," or "‘nook;’ the prefix "Van" denotes "one who came from."

Hoorn Early Origins



The surname Hoorn was first found in the region between the North Sea, Germany and Belgium, that we now call the Netherlands.

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Hoorn Early History


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Hoorn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hoorn research. Another 41 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1156, 1136, 1150, 1156, 1518, 1568, 1635, 1683, 1653, 1711, 1704 and 1709 are included under the topic Early Hoorn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hoorn Spelling Variations


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Hoorn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Horn, Hoorn, Van Horn, Van Hoorn, Van Horne, Van den Horn and many more.

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Hoorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hoorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Herman van Horne (or Hoorn) (died 1156), Archdeacon at Liège in 1136, Bishop of Utrecht from 1150 to 1156; Philip de Montmorency, Count Hoorn (1518-1568), a Dutch nobleman, member of the council of state during...

Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hoorn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hoorn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Gertraud Hoorn, who arrived in New York in 1710
  • Johan Philips Hoorn, who settled in Philadelphia in 1770

Hoorn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John V. Hoorn, on record in Illinois in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hoorn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hoorn (post 1700)



  • Johan F Hoorn Ph.D., Dutch Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Vrije

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