Cornelius meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, German, Dutch, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Horned and Strong Willed
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Meaning of Cornelius is Raven or Strong Willed used for both sexes has its origin in Latin is used principally in Swedish, Finnish, Dutch, German, Danish, English and Norwegian. Cornelius is a derivative of Corneille. Corneille is a variant form of noteworthy and ever lasting Cornell. Noteworthy and Ever lasting Corneille's origin is Old French and Latin, meaning of Corneille is "Raven and Horn" is used in French. It is celebrated on September 16th.

Variants of Cornelius

Canny, Cornelio, Cornell, Corneil, Cornel

Names that rhyme with Cornelius

Popularity of Cornelius

In United States, Cornelius was once a common name since emerging in 1880 it has been given to over 36403 babies. At the peak of its usage in 1882,. However after 220 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Moreover, the moniker has been to Also, A common name in Ireland having over 2587 recievers in 52 years of usage. Currently the name is rising, in 1964, the moniker grabbed the 39th spot and 161 baby boys were given the name.

Cornelius is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 23 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 160 babies in England and Wales have been named Cornelius. It also recently appeared in France baby boy names chart. But Cornelius is a popular baby name in South Africa where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, Kenya and Nigeria. At least, 130000 people globally have been given the name as per our findings.

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Cornelius in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Cornelius?

You are easily adaptable to changes and used to take the high road to success. You don't have time for people who don't have time for themselves. You are also a great storyteller and always share the best experiences. Once you overcome an obstacle, you feel invincible and it boosts your self-confidence. Challenges don't scare you but on the contrary, they make you feel alive. You are a lone wolf who can survive on his own because of his skills, highly developed sense of intuition, and the ability to provide for himself.

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  •  Zeina - Unusual Zeina substantially is used in Arabic, meaning of Zeina is "Beautiful, Beautiful or Parried or Leader" which came from Old Greek and African-Nsenga is bestowed upon girls
  •  Viktorian - Viktorian's meaning is Victor is originated from Latin and is used particulary in German is used for baby boys
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Namesakes of Cornelius

    Cornelius Jansen, Dutch Catholic bishop of Ypres
  • Cornelius Cardew, He later rejected experimental music
  • Cornelius Ryan, Irish journalist and author mainly
  • Cornelius Nepos, Roman biographer
  • Cornelius the First, black rhinoceros at the Granby Zoo
  • Cornelius Harnett, American merchant, farmer, and statesman
  • Cornelius Vermuyden, {{cite book
  • Cornelius Gallus, Roman poet, orator and politician
  • Cornelius of Petra, senior bishop of the Eastern Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem
  • Cornelius White, former Arena Football League wide receiver/linebacker
  • Cornelius Plantinga, Cornelius "Neal" Plantinga, Jr
  • Cornelius van Bynkershoek, Dutch jurist and legal theorist
  • Cornelius Holland,
  • Cornelius Varley, English water-colour painter
  • Cornelius Donahue, American cattle rustler
  • Cornelius the Centurion, Roman centurion
  • Cornelius Johnson, American athlete in the high jump
  • Cornelius de Pauw, Dutch philosopher
  • Cornelius C. Schoonmaker, United States Representative from New York
  • Cornelius Hardy, convict transported to Western Australia
  • Cornelius Holmboe, Norwegian politician for the Labour Party
  • Cornelius Middelthon, Norwegian Minister of Labour 1920-1921 and 1923-1924
  • Cornelius C. Duson, legendary Louisiana lawman
  • Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule III, American scholar of ancient art and curator of classical art at the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Cornelius Willemse, New York City policeman and detective
  • Cornelius Alfred Moloney, British colonial administrator
  • Cornelius Cure, English-born sculptor of Dutch parentage
  • Cornelius Lucey, Roman Catholic Bishop of Cork and Ross
  • Cornelius O'Brien, Canadian Roman Catholic priest, archbishop
  • Cornelius Scranton Bushnell, American railroad executive and shipbuilder
  • Cornelius Magrath, Irish giant born in Tipperary
  • Cornelius Chirchir, Kenyan runner who specializes in the 1500 metres
  • Cornelius Darragh, Pennsylvania lawyer and politician
  • Cornelius Warren, United States Representative from New York
  • Cornelius Heeney, IAmerican merchant and politician
  • Cornelius Essex, English buccaneer
  • Cornelius Homan, Conservative Party politician
  • Cornelius Mathews, American writer, best
  • Cornelius Lysaght,
  • Cornelius Cosgrove, archaeologist trained
  • Cornelius a Lapide, Rev
  • Cornelius Jansen, Catholic exegete and the first bishop of Ghent
  • Cornelius Leary, American politician from Maryland
  • Cornelius Amory Pugsley, Cornelius Amory Pugsley Sr
  • Cornelius Holland, United States Representative from Maine
  • Cornelius Canis, Franco-Flemish composer, singer
  • Cornelius Karlstrøm, Norwegian politician for the Labour Party
  • Cornelius Loos, Roman Catholic priest, theologian
  • Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician and physicist of Jewish heritage
  • Cornelius Richard Anton van Bommel, Dutch Bishop of Liège, Belgium
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt, American business magnate and philanthropist
  • Cornelius Cole, American politician

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