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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cornejo

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From Vulgar Latin *corniclus < *corniculus, itself a diminutive of Latin cornus.

  1. The cornel, dogwood

Notable Persons Named Cornejo

Cornejo was born on September 7th, 1983.


Cornejo is an athlete for the Xerez Deportivo FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cornejo

Maria Cornejo is a fashion designer and fashion design.



Nate Cornejo is a baseball player. Nate was born on September 24th, 1979 in Wellington, Kansas.


Juan Cornejo is a soccer player for the Audax Italiano, Colo-Colo, Deportes Magallanes, and Chile national football team. Juan was born on February 27th, 1990 in Santiago. Juan is also known as Juan Francisco Cornejo Palma.


Toto Cornejo is a soccer player for the Atlético Santa Rosa, San Lorenzo de Almagro, Dorados de Sinaloa, Club Universitario de Deportes, Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, Deportivo Cali, Cobreloa, Everton de Viña del Mar, and Wellington Phoenix FC. Toto was born on May 13th, 1983 in Santa Rosa, La Pampa.


René Cornejo is a Prime Minister of Peru. René was born in 1962 in Arequipa.


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Popularity of Cornejo as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cornejo U.S.
  White 4.49% 64.26%
  African American 0.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.11% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cornejo

People with the last name Cornejo are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Cornejo

  • How Popular is the name Cornejo? As a last name Cornejo was the 2,045th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Cornejo? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Cornejo was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Cornejo: Your name in reverse order is Ojenroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jnroceo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cornejo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 17,591 people with the last name Cornejo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cornejo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Cornejo as their last name.

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