Meaning and Origin of Cornelius - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Cornelius

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Horn; hornblower

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.