Last name: HARTSHORN

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HARTSHORN : This last name is indexed 28,542 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HARTSHORN : English: habitational name from Hartshorne (Derbyshire) from Old English heort ‘hart stag’ (genitive heortes) + horn ‘horn’ perhaps in reference to the nearby hill (known as Hart Hill) and its supposed resemblance to a hart's horn. Alternatively the name may be topographic from Middle English harteshorn ‘swine cress’ for someone who lived at or near an area where swine cress grew.

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