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Horden Early Origins



The surname Horden was first found in Durham, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Horden Spelling Variations


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Horden Spelling Variations



Although the name, Horden, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Hordern, Horden, Hordin, Hordon, Hordeyne, Hordiene, Hordierne, Orden and many more.

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Horden Early History


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Horden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Horden research. Another 323 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1050, 1196, 1273, 1273, 1296, 1379 and 1696 are included under the topic Early Horden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Horden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Horden Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Horden 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Horden family name Horden, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Horden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Adam Horden, who sailed to Maine in 1622

Horden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Horden, who came to America in 1763

Horden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Horden, aged 45, arrived in South Carolina in 1812

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Contemporary Notables of the name Horden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Horden (post 1700)



  • Jonnie Horden, popular English musician

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Horden Historic Events


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Horden Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Joseph Thomas Horden, English Greaser from Kirkdale, Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Horden Family Crest Products


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Horden Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    11. ...

    The Horden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Horden Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 November 2014 at 16:22.

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