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The Dutch surname Horny 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."

Early Origins of the Horny family


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

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Early History of the Horny family

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Early History of the Horny family


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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 Horny History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Horny Spelling Variations

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Horny 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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Early Notables of the Horny family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Horny family (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...
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Migration of the Horny family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Horny family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christian Barentsen Van Horn, who came to New York City in 1653, Jan Cornelissen Van Horn, who arrived in New Netherlands some time between 1620 and 1664, Ernest Van Horn, who came to Mississippi in 1893, and Richard Van Horn, who came to San Francisco in 1856..

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