The name ‘Horn’ originates from England, Germany, and Danish.Norwegian. It is derived from the Old English, Old High German,, Old Norman word ‘horn’ meaning horn, in a variety of senses: It was an occupational name for someone who made small articles, such as combs, spoons, and window lights, out of horn. Horn was a commonly used material in the Middle Ages, when glass was for most people prohibitively expensive and plastics had not been invented. It was also derived from the Metronymic occupational name for someone who played the musical instrument, which was made from the actual horn of an animal. This was used not only in recreation and entertainment but also as a signal. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the surname ‘Horn’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 13th century were a ‘Adam Horn’, from Wiltshire, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in 1273. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definately determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain ‘Henry Horne… Coat of arms: Argent a …
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