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Cornell Meaning


What does Cornell mean?

The name Cornell is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Cornell is "horn".

Cornell is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Cor-nell.

The Given Name Cornell

Cornell is a form of Cornelius. See Cornelius for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Cornell, is one of timelessness and brilliance.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Cornell is unique yet compelling due to its mesmerizing and daring nature.

Cornell falls into the college or university name category.

Cornell Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 3,092 in baby name popularity for boys with 37 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,487 in baby name popularity for boys with 51 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Cornell has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Cornell Name Popularity Page.

Cornell Related Names

Cornell is a form of Cornelius.

Famous Cornells

    Cornell Numerology

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    It may all be in the numbers.

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    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Cornell Name Fun

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

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Cornell.

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

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