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Horne Name Meaning

English Scottish German and Dutch: variant of Horn . Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads mostly so named from the dative singular of horn (see Horn ). Swedish: variant of Horn .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Horn, Horner, Corne, Horine, Borne, Hole, Horney, Hope, Thorne, Orne

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Where is the Horne family from?

You can see how Horne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Horne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Horne families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 259 Horne families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Horne's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Horne families in 1911.
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What did your Horne ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Horne. 28% of Horne men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Horne women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horne were Clerk and Income. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Income
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Census Records

There are 194,000 census records available for the last name Horne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 31,000 immigration records available for the last name Horne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 40,000 military records available for the last name Horne. For the veterans among your Horne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Horne lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Horne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Horne in 1940 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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