Cornelius Surname History
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Cornelius Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Cornelius can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cornelius may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Cornelius Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Cornelius come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Cornelius are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Cornelius Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Cornelius were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Cornelius. Last names like Cornelius transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Cornelius last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Cornelius Family Tree
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- John Cornelius Tribett 1870 - ?
- Brigman Cornelius
- Fannie Cornelius 1837 - ?
- Hendrik Van Niekerk 1779 - ?
- Capt. Cornelius Cornelius Brooks 1711 - 1783
- Cynthia Bynum Cornelius 1786 - 1875
- Jacob Cornelius Bogart Bogaert 1772 - 1823
- Charles Cornelius Fisher 1841 - 1923
- George Cornelius Armstrong 1817 - 1880
- Abel Cornelius Adams, Jr 1869 - ?