Cornelius

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Roman nomen

Latin cornu = 'horn' (see also -lius) [1] [2] [3]

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Korniliusi
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Korniliusse
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Kornus
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Faroese

See also: Cornel, Cornelio, Cornelis, Kai, Karnes, Kees, Nelius, Nilius
Female forms: Cornelia

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Corneliussen Norway
Corneliusson Sweden

Female

Corneliusdatter Norway
Corneliusdotter Sweden

Name Day

Denmark Denmark

3 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • According to the Acts of the Apostles (New Testament), Cornelius was a centurion and the first Gentile converted to the faith

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[5]
776
n.a.
0
n.a.
776
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
203 649 0 4 203 645
Norway Norway[7]
390
n.a.
0
n.a.
390
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
80 0 0
n.a.
80
Iceland Iceland[9]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Cornelius (m) Sources: [6][5][7][8]

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Cornelius (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Cornelius (m)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/