Name: Cornell

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cornell

  • Meaning:
    Horn; horned
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  • Meaning:
    A corner
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  • Meaning:
    A crow
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  • Pronunciation:
    (kor NELL)
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    English speaking countries
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    A nickname derived from Cornelius but an English surname with both an English and French etymology as well. The surname has the same origin as Cornelius. They are both from the Latin 'cornu' or 'horn'. Cornell could be related to the French Corneille as well, though they are pronounced differently. In the latter case the name would mean 'crow'.

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