Cornelia

Cornelia - A very unique female name



  Feb 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cornelia, meaning horn, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #273. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cornelia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cornelia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Cornelia. The baby girl name Cornelia was given to 5 baby girls in 2000, ranking #4645 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 305,383 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cornelia peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 256.



Famous with this name

Cornelia Kempers
Cornelia Froboess
Cornelia Sharpe


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Rating: 5/5 (3 people)


Cornelia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cornelia is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #1,750 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,750.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Cornelia is where you live.


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Cornelia origin and meaning

Cornelia is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means horn. To see famous people named Cornelia, pop culture references for the name Cornelia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cornelia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Cornelia, sorted by popularity.

Carmela / Carmella / Carmel / Carmelita / Carmelina / Charnelle / Carmelia / Carmelite / Charnele / Carnell /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20004645
19993371
19953773
19944281
19933153
19912343
19892645
19882150
19873629
19862135
19842020
19832938
19822568
19812821
19802072
19792112
19781931
19771827
19761699
19751842
19741331
19731493
19721070
19711388
19701217
19691067
19681089
19671153
19661024
1965906
1964904
1963800
1962757
1961800
1960806
1959753
1958787
1957791
1956772
1955719
1954663
1953666
1952599
1951610
1950594
1949535
1948500
1947502
1946527
1945469
1944451
1943428
1942456
1941412
1940423
1939418
1938396
1937404
1936399
1935403
1934395
1933412
1932400
1931384
1930367
1929359
1928382
1927351
1926359
1925332
1924330
1923333
1922305
1921299
1920306
1919301
1918310
1917300
1916274
1915289
1914285
1913277
1912286
1911256
1910273

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida1750

Even more about Cornelia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Cornelia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cornelia?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Cornelia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 305,383
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2000 births +5

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