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What does Corneille mean?

Corneille Pronunciation of Corneille [corneille] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Corneille is "horn". Corneille is an alternate spelling of Cornelius (Latin): from "cornu".


Corneille has 1 variant: Corney.

5 more related forms via Cornelius: Cornall, Cornel, Cornelio, Cornell and Cornelus.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Corneille Jakob (C.J.), ..

How popular is Corneille?

Corneille is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#77742 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Corneille (not ranked) are Cornel, Cornelius (#1204 via latest list) and Cornell. Other variants, like Corney, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Corneille was well-received among parents during 1880-1889 (median #1382) and is now much reduced (#1734, 90%), with the version Cornelius becoming less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cornel, Cornelius, Cornell in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Corneille and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bernelle (see Burnell), Cardell, Cardelle, Carlile, Carlisle, Carmello, Carnell, Carnelle, Carvell, Carville, Cirillo, Cockrill, Codell, Cokelie (see Coakley), Colle, Columcille, Colvile, Colvill (see Colville), Colville, Comillo, Conall, Connell, Connie, Corbie, Cordale, Cordell, Cordelle, Coree (see Corey), Coreonte, Corie, Cornelious, Cornilius, Cornwallis, Corrie, Coryell, Council, Covell, Curtell, Cyrill, Cyrille, Derelle, Glanville, Glenville, Granville, Grenville, Greville, Jerelle, Kordelle, Kornell, Lornell (see Lorne), Manville, Neille, Norville, Norvylle, Orvelle, Orville, Terrelle and Tyrelle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Corneille.

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