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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Horne

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  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Horne means "Beauty matters" and is of Hebrew origin.

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  1. United States singer and actress (born in 1917)
  2. United States operatic mezzo-soprano (born 1934)
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Horne

Horne was born in 1864. He left this life in 1953.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Horne

Lena Horne was a broadway theatre, traditional pop music, and vocal jazz singer, dancer, actress, activist, and activism. She was most active from 1933 to 2000. Lena was given the name Lena Mary Calhoun Horne on June 30th, 1917 in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, U.S. She breathed her last breath on May 9th, 2010.


Mathew Horne is an actor, comedian, television presenter, and writer. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Mathew was given the name Mathew Frazer Horne on September 6th, 1978 in Nottingham, England.


Audrey Horne is a student, saleswoman, businesswoman, sales, and businessperson.


Richard was born in 1960. He breathed his last breath in 2007.


Alex Horne is a comedian and writer. Alex was given the name Alexander James Jeffrey Horne on September 10th, 1978 in West Sussex.


Geoffrey Horne is an actor and actor/coach. He was most prominent from 1955 to present. Geoffrey was born on August 22nd, 1933 in Buenos Aires.


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International Interest for Horne

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Horne as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Horne U.S.
  White 70.93% 64.26%
  African American 24.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Horne

People with the last name Horne are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Horne

  • How Popular is the name Horne? As a last name Horne was the 921st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Horne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Horne is Saturday, August 23rd, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Horne? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Horne. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Horne: Your name in reverse order is Enroh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eronh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Horne? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 37,689 people with the last name Horne.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Horne? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 13 of them will have Horne as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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