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The Dutch surname Van Horne 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 Horne Early Origins



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

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Van Horne Spelling Variations


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Van Horne 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 Horne Early History


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Van Horne Early History



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

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Van Horne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Horne 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 Horne 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:

Van Horne Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Gabriel VanHorne U.E. (b. 1748) who settled in Fredericksburgh [Greater Napanee], Ontario c. 1784 he died in 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Horne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Horne (post 1700)



  • Sir William Cornelius Van Horne KCMG (1843-1915), American President of Canadian Pacific Railway in 1888, inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame in 1999
  • Terry E. Van Horne (1946-2012), American politician, Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1981-2000)
  • Robert Van Horne (b. 1948), American composer and concert pianist, recipient of the MTAC Composer Today awards in 1998 and 2010
  • Randy Van Horne (1924-2007), American singer and musician, founder of the Randy Van Horne Singers who performed the theme songs for the Hanna-Barbera cartoons The Flintstones, Top Cat, The Jetsons, and The Huckleberry Hound Show
  • Keith Van Horne (b. 1957), American college and NFL professional football player for the Chicago Bears who played from 1981 to 1993
  • Isaac Van Horne (1754-1834), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1801-1803) and (1803-1805) Adjutant General of Ohio (1810–1811) and (1812-1818)
  • Harriet Van Horne (1920-1998), American newspaper columnist and film/television critic
  • Espy Van Horne (1795-1829), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1825-1829)
  • Dave Van Horne, American Major League Baseball announcer, recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award in 2011
  • Archibald Van Horne (1758-1817), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland (1807-1811)
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Van Horne Family Crest Products


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Citations


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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
  10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  11. ...

The Van Horne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Horne 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.

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