The Dutch surname Van Horn is a habitational name, taken on from any of numerous places in the
, so named. The Dutch word "hoorn," means a "point," or "‘nook;’ the prefix "Van" denotes "one who came from."
and Belgium, that we now call the Netherlands.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Horn research.Another 21 words (2 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 Horn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Horn, Hoorn, Van Horn, Van Hoorn, Van Horne, Van den Horn and many more.
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 Horn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.