Horner is an English surname that derives from the Middle English word for the occupation horner, meaning either horn-worker, horn-maker, or even horn-blower.

Horner refers to:

  • People named Horner
    • Billy Horner, English footballer and manager
    • Bob Horner (born 1957), American professional baseball player
    • Brigitta Horner (1632-???), a child witch see Witchcraft and children
    • Chris Horner (born 1971), American bicyclist
    • Christopher C. Horner, American attorney and author
    • Christian Horner (born 1973), race car driver
    • Chuck Horner (born 1936), American General
    • Craig Horner (born 1983), Australian actor
    • Cynthia Horner, American writer and magazine editor
    • David Horner, Australian military historian
    • Jack Horner (disambiguation), the name of several persons
    • Henry Horner (1879–1940), Illinois Governor
    • James Horner (born 1953), American composer of film scores
    • Johann Caspar Horner (1734–1834), Swiss physicist and astronomer
    • Johann Friedrich Horner (1831–1886), an ophthalmologist, the namesake of the Horner's syndrome
    • John Henry Horner, also known as Cactus Jack (1927–2004), Canadian rancher, politician, and former cabinet minister
    • Leonard Horner (1785–1864), Scottish geologist
    • Phil Horner, English footballer
    • Red Horner (1909–2005), Canadian hockey player
    • Stephanie Horner (born 1989), Canadian swimmer
    • William George Horner (1786–1837), British mathematician, the namesake of the Horner scheme
  • Places named Horner
    • Horner, Somerset, England
    • River Horner also known as Horner Water, Somerset
    • Horner Junior High School, a school in Fremont, California, of the United States
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Famous quotes containing the word horner:

    Little Jack Horner
    Sat in the corner,
    Eating a Christmas pie;
    He put in his thumb,
    And pulled out a plum,
    And said, What a good boy am I!
    Mother Goose (fl. 17th–18th century. Little Jack Horner (l. 1–6)