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Cornelius



Origin: Ancient Roman

Meaning: an Ancient Roman name likely derived from Latin cornu meaning "horn".

In the New Testament, Cornelius was a Roman centurion considered to be the first gentile to convert to Christianity.

Nicknames: Con, Connie


Variants:
  • Cornelis (Dutch)
  • Kornel (Polish, Czech, Slovak)
  • Cornelio (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian)
  • Cornell (English)


Feminine forms:
  • Cornelia (Ancient Roman)
  • Kornelia 




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