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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Horn; hornblower

How Popular Is The Name Cornelius

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch, Danish, and German : from a personal name borne by a 3rd-century Christian saint and pope, Latin Cornelius, an old Roman family name, probably derived from cornu ‘horn’. Compare Corne.

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