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Coat of Arms: A red shield with three silver herons.
Crest: A heron.
Motto: Nil desperandum.
Motto Translated: Never despairing.
Spelling variations include: Horn, Horne, Athorne, Athorn and others.
English: First found in Durham where they were seated from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Henry Horne, who came to Virginia in 1623; John Horne, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1630 with the "Winthrop Fleet," Ben Horne, who came to Virginia in 1651.
Coat of Arms:
A red shield with three gold stars, a blue fess with silver wavy bar, cotissed gold.
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mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
coat of arms and family crest click here
Sample Coat of Arms - Full
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