Cornelius

Cornelius - A very unique male name



  May 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cornelius, meaning horn, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #251. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cornelius and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cornelius? 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 Cornelius. The baby boy name Cornelius was given to 109 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1147 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 15,056 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cornelius peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1911 on position 221.



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Cornelius is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cornelius is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #336 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,283.

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 Cornelius is where you live.


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Cornelius origin and meaning

Cornelius is a 9 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means horn. To see famous people named Cornelius, pop culture references for the name Cornelius and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cornelius

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

Cornell / Carmelo / Carnell / Cornelio / Carmello / Cornelious / Carmel / Cornel / Corneall /

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
20121147
20111117
20101287
20091065
2008931
2007920
2006892
2005994
2004941
2003778
2002875
2001835
2000787
1999719
1998686
1997688
1996674
1995632
1994623
1993578
1992536
1991510
1990483
1989448
1988469
1987439
1986430
1985431
1984403
1983406
1982396
1981377
1980386
1979399
1978370
1977388
1976374
1975376
1974344
1973355
1972401
1971452
1970453
1969452
1968478
1967449
1966493
1965443
1964472
1963465
1962485
1961418
1960427
1959438
1958431
1957416
1956421
1955390
1954379
1953400
1952372
1951372
1950389
1949372
1948369
1947386
1946416
1945364
1944392
1943369
1942364
1941366
1940356
1939339
1938326
1937323
1936316
1935316
1934300
1933304
1932293
1931294
1930298
1929286
1928288
1927286
1926294
1925288
1924288
1923284
1922266
1921262
1920262
1919263
1918252
1917263
1916252
1915251
1914258
1913223
1912224
1911221
1910251

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi336
Alabama377
Tennessee562
Georgia649
Virginia695
Florida760
Louisiana867
Illinois1090
North Carolina1115
Texas1198
New York1841
California2283

Even more about Cornelius


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 Cornelius 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cornelius?

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
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Cornelius
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 15,056
Letter count 9
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +109

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