What does Cornelia mean?

Definitions for Cornelia
kɔrˈnil yəcor·neli·a

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  1. Cornelianoun

    in quiet use since the 18th century.

  2. Etymology: From Cornelia, name of a famous Roman matron, feminine form of the gens name Cornelius; in continental Europe, also a feminine form of the saint's name Cornelius.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cornelia

    the daughter of Scipio Africanus and the mother of the Gracchi (q. v.), the Roman matron who, when challenged by a rival lady to outshine her in wealth of gems, proudly led forth her sons saying, "These are my jewels"; true to this sentiment, it was as the mother of the Gracchi she wished to be remembered, and is remembered, in the annals of Rome.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cornelia is ranked #62903 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Cornelia surname appeared 318 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Cornelia.

    77.6% or 247 total occurrences were White.
    7.5% or 24 total occurrences were Asian.
    7.2% or 23 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.4% or 11 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.2% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.8% or 6 total occurrences were Black.

Anagrams for Cornelia »

  1. acrolein

  2. Caroline

  3. colinear

  4. lonicera

  5. creolian

  6. arecolin

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cornelia in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cornelia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Cornelia in a Sentence

  1. Jennifer Branch:

    On Mother's Day, please remember Cornelia and Gabe and give the people you love an extra hug in Gabe's memory.

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