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Type Surname (from occupation & from location)
Pronounced Pron. HAWRN(English)

Meaning & History

From the Germanic word horn meaning "horn". This was an occupational name for one who carved objects out of horn or who played a horn, or a person who lived near a horn-shaped geographical feature, such as a mountain or a bend in a river.