Cornelius - Meaning Of Cornelius, What Does Cornelius Mean?

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Cornelius Meaning


What does Cornelius mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 1199 in baby name popularity for boys with 148 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.


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.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cornelius in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Cornelius Numerology page.

Cornelius Numerology
Cornelius in Hieroglyhics
Cornelius in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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