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The Dutch surname Vanhorne 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."

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

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

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

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vanhorne 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
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  • 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)
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    Other References

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    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. 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.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
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    The Vanhorne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanhorne 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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