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What does Cornilius mean?

Cornilius Pronunciation of Cornilius [cornil-ius] as a boys' name is a Latin name, and Cornilius means "horn". Cornilius is an alternate form of Cornelius (Latin): from "cornu".


Cornilius has 5 variants: Cornelious, Cornelus, Kornelious, Kornelis and Kornelius.

1 more alternative form via Cornelius: Cornelio.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Cornilius Gonzalo (C.G.), ..

How popular is Cornilius?

Cornilius is an unusual given name for males. Cornilius is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Cornelius (#1204 in recent rankings) and Cornelious are the prominent varying forms of Cornilius (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Cornilius reached the apex of their popularity 135 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are now significantly less popular, with the form Cornelius becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arcelius, Arminius, Aurelius, Basilius, Camillus, Carolus, Cecilius, Cirilio, Colis, Collins, Collis, Conlin, Corbinian, Corless, Corliss, Cornall, Corneille, Cornel, Cornell, Cornwallis, Crispus, Cyrillus, Honorius (see Honore), Horatius, Pontius, Vasilius and Virginius. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cornilius.

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