Cornelius

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Roman nomen

Latin cornu = 'horn' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Cornelis
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Cornelius
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Kaneles
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Norwegian
Karneles
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Norwegian
Karnelis
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Norwegian
Kornelius
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Danish Faroese Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Kornelíus
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Icelandic
Korniiliusi
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Greenlandic
Kornilio
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Greenlandic
Korniliu
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Korniliuse
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Korniliusi
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Korniliusse
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Kornus
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Faroese

See also: Karnes
Female forms: Cornelia
Pet forms: Kai, Nelius

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Corneliusson (♂), Corneliusdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Corneliussen (♂) [4]

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

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 492 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 318 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 2 167 556
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 63
  #: 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: [7][5][6][8]

Sources: [7] [5] [6] [8]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi