Cornelia Name Meaning & Origin

Cornelia

Pronunciation: kohr-NEEL-yə (key)

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Feminine form of Cornelius

Pure corn.

Anyone with this name has to be from Grand Rapids, Michigan!

Caroline, Coraline and Cornelia are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

Personal experiences with the name Cornelia: | Edit

This is my (Dutch) mother's middle name.

Nicknames for Cornelia: | Edit

Cora, Cory, Nell, Nellie, Cornie, Lia, Neeley, Nelia, Kornelia, Cronel

Meanings and history of the name Cornelia: | Edit

Latin, meaning "horn"

Famous real-life people named Cornelia: | Edit

Corrie Ten Boom, a hero of the Holocaust
Kornelia Theodosia Andrews, survived the Titanic disaster
Cornelia Ellis Wallace, former Alabama First Lady

Cornelia in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Miss Cornelia" is a character in the later sequels to Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery.
Samantha Parkinson, the American Girl, has an aunt named Cornelia
Character in the comics "Witch"

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