First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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  1. United States psychiatrist (1885-1952)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Horney

Karen Horney was a in the field of psychoanalysis. Karen was born on September 16th, 1885 in Blankenese, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, German Empire. She breathed her last breath on December 4th, 1952.


Brigitte Horney was an actress and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1930. Brigitte was born on March 29th, 1911 in Dahlem (Berlin). She passed away on July 27th, 1988.


Jane was born on July 8th, 1918 in Sweden. Jane is also known as Horney and Ebba Charlotte. She passed away on January 20th, 1945.


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Popularity of Horney as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Horney U.S.
  White 94.53% 64.26%
  African American 1.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Horney

People with the last name Horney are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Horney

  • How Popular is the name Horney? As a last name Horney was the 18,116th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Horney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Horney is Monday, February 15th, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Horney? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Horney. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Horney: Your name in reverse order is Yenroh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oeyhrn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Horney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,537 people with the last name Horney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Horney? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Horney as their last name since less than 1 person in 192k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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