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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."

Vanhorne Early Origins



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

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Vanhorne Spelling Variations


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Vanhorne 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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Vanhorne Early History


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Vanhorne Early History



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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Vanhorne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vanhorne 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 Vanhorne 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:

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 [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 Vanhorne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanhorne (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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
  3. 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).
  4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. 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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