The Horn name is an English, German, Dutch and Scottish surname. It comes from the Middle Dutch term ‘horn’ and the German term ‘horn’ which all referred to items made out of an animal horn material. Variations in spelling the Horn surname include Athorne, Athorn and Horne. In England Horn families are concentrated in Durham, Yorkshire, Lancashire, the city of London and Kent. To the southwest there is a high population in Cornwall and Devon counties. In Scotland the counties of Aberdeenshire, Fife and Lanarkshire have the greater population of Horn families. Within the United States the Horn surname is found in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Texas, New Jersey, South Carolina, California, Mississippi and Arkansas primarily. Famous: Charles E. Horn (19th century English music composer), Jeremy Graham Horn (a professional martial arts performer), Donald G. Horn (a professional football player), Cody Horn (model and television actress), Bruce L. Horn (an early programmer and creator for the Apple Computer Co.), Guildo Horn (a German singer) and Jim Horn (a musician with the Beatles).