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What does Kornelya mean?

Kornelya Pronunciation of Kornelya [ko-r-nelya] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and Kornelya means "horn". Kornelya is an alternate form of Cornelia (Latin). Kornelya is also a form of Kornelia (Latin).


Kornelya has 6 variants: Cornalia, Cornela, Cornella, Cornelya, Korneelia and Korneelya.

3 more related forms via Cornelia, Kornelia: Cornelija, Cornelle and Kornelija.

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Middle name pairings:
Kornelya India (K.I.), ..

How popular is Kornelya?

Kornelya is an unusual given name for females. Kornelya is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Cornelia is the only prominent alternative form of Kornelya (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Kornelya was at its peak in the 1880s (#186), but now, Cornelia has become less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cornelia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cornelia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kornelya is alike in pronunciation to Karniela, Karniella and Karnyella. Other suggested similar names are Cordelia, Cordella, Corella, Corrella, Donelda, Donella, Donnella, Dorelia, Gormelia, Johnella, Jonella, Karelyn, Karmel, Karmela, Karmelit, Karmelle, Kodelia, Kordelia, Kordella, Kordelle, Kordney (see Courtney), Kordula, Kordulla, Koreena, Korella, Korena, Korenda, Koressa, Koretta, Korey, Korilla, Korrey, Kortney, Lorrella, Morela, Morella, Norella, Parnella, Pernella, Ronella and Ronnella. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kornelya.

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