Horner Family History
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Horner Name Meaning
English, Scottish, German, and Dutch: from Horn 1 with the agent suffix -er; an occupational name for someone who made or sold small articles made of horn, a metonymic occupational name for someone who played a musical instrument made from the horn of an animal, or a topographic name for someone who lived at a ‘horn’ of land. habitational name from Horner in Diptford, Devon, which is named from Old English horn ‘horn of land’ + ora ‘hill spur’, ‘ridge’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Horn 4.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Corner, Thorner, Horne, Borner, Berner, Hirner, Hober, Honer, Horter