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The Dutch surname Van 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."

Van Hoorn Early Origins



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

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Van Hoorn Spelling Variations


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Van 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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Van Hoorn Early History


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Van Hoorn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van 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 Van Hoorn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Hoorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van 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 Van 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 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Hoorn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Hoorn (post 1700)



  • Hugoline Van Hoorn, Dutch squash player on world circuit 1990-98

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Van Hoorn Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Van Hoorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Hoorn 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 22 October 2013 at 08:07.

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