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Cornelius Meaning


What does Cornelius mean?

The name Cornelius is of Latin and English origin.

The meaning of Cornelius is "horn".

Cornelius is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced Cor-ne-li-us.

The Given Name Cornelius

Cornelius appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A daring name, Cornelius possesses great character.

Wrap it up and take it home, Cornelius may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cornelius Fudge, and Cornelius McConchailleach.

Cornelius Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,696 in baby name popularity for boys with 92 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,538 in baby name popularity for boys with 106 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Cornelius Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Cornelius has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Cornelius to other names.

Cornelius Related Names

The names Corneille, Cornel, Cornelia, Cornelio, Cornelis, Corneliu, Cornell, Keiyn, Kerneels, Korneli, Kornelie, Korneliusz, Niels are all forms of Cornelius.

Cornelius has the diminutive (nickname) Kees.

Famous Corneliuss

  • Cornelius ~ Biblical Character (Acts 10:1), Pope (251-253), Saint
  • Cornelius Fudge ~ Harry Potter character
  • Cornelius McConchailleach ~ Saint
  • Cornelius van Wijk bij Duurstede ~ Saint
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt ~ Business Mogul

Cornelius Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Cornelius.

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Cornelius Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cornelius in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cornelius.

Just for fun, see the name Cornelius in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cornelius in Nautical Flags page.