Horn Name Meaning

English, Scottish, German, and Dutch: from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch horn ‘horn’, applied in a variety of senses: as a metonymic occupational name for someone who made small articles, such as combs, spoons, and window lights, out of horn; as a metonymic occupational name for someone who played a musical instrument made from the horn of an animal; as a topographic name for someone who lived by a horn-shaped spur of a hill or tongue of land in a bend of a river, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this element (for example, in England, Horne in Surrey on a spur of a hill and Horn in Rutland in a bend of a river); as a nickname, perhaps referring to some feature of a person’s physical appearance, or denoting a cuckolded husband. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse horn ‘horn’, ‘spur of land’. Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from horn ‘horn’, ‘spur of land’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): presumably from German Horn ‘horn’, adopted as a surname for reasons that are not clear. It may be purely ornamental, or it may refer to the ram’s horn (Hebrew shofar) blown in the Synagogue during various ceremonies.

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List of People with Surname Horn

According to our database, there are a total of 14,252 people with the surname Horn. Among these people surnamed Horn, there are about 1,709 unique names, with an average of 8 people who have the same name. Laura Horn, Edward Horn and Nicole Horn are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Horn, with 71, 60 and 51 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Texas has the largest number of people surnamed Horn, with a total of 1,474 people, and there are a total of 783 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Horn, with a total of 1,315 people and an average of 757 unique names.