Horning Family History
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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