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Horning Family History

Horning Name Meaning
nickname from Hornung ‘February’, with reference to a tax obligation or some other association with that month, for example being born in February.from a personal name, Hornunc.North German: nickname for a person born out of wedlock, Middle Low German hornink, with reference to parentage by a cuckold, traditionally symbolized by horns.topographic name referring to the location or shape of a farming property (see Horn).

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

166,118 Historical Documents with Horning on Ancestry.com
35,976 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,739 Military Records
3,030 Immigration Records
31,897 Census and Voter Lists
89,476 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Horning Families

  • Number of Horning families
     90 - 178
     31 - 89
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Horning families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Horning families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Horning Family Origin

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Horning Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Horning

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Horning Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Horning census records

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Horning Civil War Service Records

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