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Cornelius

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How popular is the baby name Cornelius in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 92 0 92
1881 80 0 80
1882 107 0 107
1883 92 0 92
1884 88 0 88
1885 96 0 96
1886 95 0 95
1887 79 0 79
1888 112 7 105
1889 77 0 77
1890 84 0 84
1891 75 0 75
1892 103 0 103
1893 81 0 81
1894 100 0 100
1895 91 5 86
1896 85 0 85
1897 91 0 91
1898 85 7 78
1899 75 5 70
1900 122 6 116
1901 76 0 76
1902 96 0 96
1903 97 5 92
1904 106 0 106
1905 91 5 86
1906 101 7 94
1907 106 0 106
1908 93 7 86
1909 103 5 98
1910 102 6 96
1911 144 6 138
1912 251 8 243
1913 277 0 277
1914 294 11 283
1915 379 7 372
1916 408 6 402
1917 397 10 387
1918 460 7 453
1919 425 10 415
1920 440 7 433
1921 460 11 449
1922 446 10 436
1923 412 17 395
1924 416 14 402
1925 404 14 390
1926 383 14 369
1927 403 12 391
1928 399 16 383
1929 380 7 373
1930 383 14 369
1931 367 7 360
1932 359 6 353
1933 325 10 315
1934 321 8 313
1935 298 6 292
1936 297 7 290
1937 285 6 279
1938 286 7 279
1939 276 7 269
1940 269 7 262
1941 253 0 253
1942 284 9 275
1943 265 0 265
1944 239 0 239
1945 268 6 262
1946 236 8 228
1947 323 12 311
1948 326 0 326
1949 317 6 311
1950 293 8 285
1951 327 0 327
1952 343 6 337
1953 297 7 290
1954 341 8 333
1955 347 8 339
1956 327 7 320
1957 343 6 337
1958 328 5 323
1959 326 5 321
1960 323 0 323
1961 347 9 338
1962 273 8 265
1963 287 8 279
1964 266 5 261
1965 286 6 280
1966 251 6 245
1967 270 6 264
1968 253 7 246
1969 274 0 274
1970 317 10 307
1971 311 6 305
1972 372 7 365
1973 453 0 453
1974 497 12 485
1975 426 9 417
1976 416 5 411
1977 415 6 409
1978 435 9 426
1979 406 7 399
1980 449 11 438
1981 460 6 454
1982 431 9 422
1983 391 5 386
1984 419 9 410
1985 385 7 378
1986 400 10 390
1987 400 8 392
1988 382 8 374
1989 433 0 433
1990 401 5 396
1991 369 0 369
1992 353 0 353
1993 305 0 305
1994 272 0 272
1995 261 0 261
1996 244 0 244
1997 222 0 222
1998 237 0 237
1999 230 0 230
2000 207 0 207
2001 185 0 185
2002 192 0 192
2003 222 0 222
2004 172 0 172
2005 175 0 175
2006 203 0 203
2007 200 0 200
2008 199 0 199
2009 166 0 166
2010 141 0 141
2011 154 0 154
2012 151 0 151
2013 150 0 150
2014 152 0 152
2015 152 0 152

Want to know about the popularity of the Cornelius baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,051 babies born with the name Cornelius in the United States. That's more than enough Cornelii to occupy the country of Monaco with an estimated population of 35,881 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 92 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cornelius" was in 1974 with a total of 485 babies.

According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cornelius" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 35 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of 401 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cornelius" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cornelius as well as things modernly associated with the name Cornelius such as celebrities named Cornelius.

Origin and Meaning of Cornelius

The name "Cornelius" is of Latin origin, and it means "Horn". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase is an actor, comedian, writer, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1967 to present. Chevy was born in 1943 as Cornelius Crane Chase in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Cornelius

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Cornelius Keg
Cornelius Smith Jr
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Cornelius Adebahr
Cornelius Lindsey
Cornelius Randolph
Cornelius Nc

Alternative Meanings

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

Your name in reverse order is "Suilenroc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Suelcinro". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Cornelius born Jun 18, 1950

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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