Cornelius: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Likely derived from the Latin "cornu," meaning "horn." And you can bet on this: your little Cornelius will be as loud as one sometimes.


Cor, Cory, Corny, Neil, Neely.

Famous people named Cornelius:

Football player Cornelius Ingram; philosopher Cornelius Castoriadis; American industrialist Cornelius Vanderbilt; actor/father of Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Cornelius "Kit" Culkin.

Fun fact:

The world knows him as actor Chevy Chase, but his mama named him Cornelius Crane Chase.

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