Spelling variations of this family name include: Horn, Horne, Athorne, Athorn and others.
First found in Durham where they were seated from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Horne, who came to Virginia in 1623; John Horne, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1630 with the "Winthrop Fleet," Ben Horne, who came to Virginia in 1651.
(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)
Motto Translated: Never despairing.
Suggested Readings for the name Horn
"Family History of Horn Ancestors & Descendants of Elisha Thomas Horn of Zion Hill, Mississippi" by Horn History Book Committee.
Some noteworthy people of the name Horn
* Charles Edward Horn (1786-1849), English composer
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