Family name origins & meanings
- Dutch and German : nickname from hoen ‘chicken’, ‘hen’, perhaps denoting a silly person.
- Dutch : from the Germanic personal name Huno (from hūn ‘bear cub’).
- German : variant of Höhn (see Hoehn).
- Norwegian : habitational name from either of two farmsteads named Hon, from Old Norse hundr ‘dog’, or from Hóvin, a compound of hór ‘high’ + vin ‘meadow’.