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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Horn; hornblower

How Popular Is The Name Corney

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.

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