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Corney

What does Corney mean?

Corney Pronunciation of Corney [cor-ney] as a name for boys has its roots in Latin and French, and the meaning of the name Corney is "horn". Corney is an alternate form of Cornelius (Latin): from "cornu". Corney is also a variation of Cornell (French).

Variations

Corney has 1 variant: Corneille.

6 more related forms via Cornelius, Cornell: Con, Connie, Cornall, Cornel, Cornelio and Cornelus.

Creative forms:
(male) Coron, Craney, ..

(female) Coran, Corsey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Corney Jackie (C.J.), ..

How popular is Corney?

Corney is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#33090 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Corney (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Con, Connie, Cornel, Cornelius (#1204 via latest list) and Cornell. Usage of these forms of Corney was at its most widespread in the 1880s (average #1368) and is now significantly diminished, with versions such as Cornelius becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Corney is alike in pronunciation to Carney, Carny, Karney, Karny and Kearney. Other suggested similar names are Arney, Barney, Birney, Borne, Burney, Cairne, Carey, Carley, Carne, Carrey, Chaney, Cheney, Claney, Cobey, Codey, Colbey, Coley, Colley, Coney, Conley, Conner, Conwy, Corben, Corbet, Corby, Coree (see Corey), Coren, Corey, Corie, Corley, Correy, Corrin, Cortes, Cortez, Cortney, Corty, Corwan, Corwin, Corwyn, Cory, Courey, Courtney, Covey, Covvey (see Covey), Cowrey (see Cowrie), Coxey, Coyne, Curley, Cydney, Dorsey, Fortney, Jorey, Korey, Kornel, Korrey (see Kory), Lorne, Morey, Morley, Morrey, Rodney, Romney, Rooney, Rorey, Rowney, Sorley, Toney, Torey, Torrey, Verney and Volney. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corney.

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