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Horney Name Meaning

German: Eastphalian or Americanized form of a personal name composed of the Germanic elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’ + nit ‘battle fury’, ‘eagerness to fight’, or a habitational name from a place so called in Brandenburg or in the Rhineland. English: probably a derivative of Horn.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hornby, Dorney, Torney, Horner, Corney, Horne, Forney, Horsey, Horn

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Horney Family Origin

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Horney Family Occupations

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  • Student

    45%
  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farmer'S Son

    9%
  • Servant

    9%

In 1881, the most common Horney occupation in Canada was Student. 45% of Horney's were Students. Student, Farmer and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horney. A less common occupation for the Horney family was Servant.

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Horney Historical Records

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Horney Life Expectancy

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