Meaning and Origin of: Corney

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Horn; hornblower

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from places in Cumbria and Hertfordshire named Corney, from Old English corn ‘grain’ or corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + ēg ‘island’. It seems possible, from the distribution of early forms, that it may also derive from a lost place in Lancashire.