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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Cornelia
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Cornelia in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Cornelia:
Records indicate that 19,449 girls in the United States have been named Cornelia since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1921, when 476 people in the U.S. were given the name Cornelia. Those people are now 99 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Cornelia
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3 Positive Comments
"My name is Cornelia. I didnt like it when i grew Up but now I Love it." Nov. 25, 2019:
"Hi, my middle name is Cornelia. I'm from Sweden, nd I love this name. My mother took it from our family history. Cornelia to us was the wife married to a man who sang songs for money, but drank it all up." Apr. 17, 2008:
"My friend, Cornelia Cooper was fragile-looking and angelic, she was perfect in every way." Nov. 24, 2006:
3 Neutral Comments
"my names Cornelia, sometimes I like it but mostly it makes me feel nerdy and "corny"." Apr. 19, 2010:
"My name is Cornelia, from my Dutch father's family. We pronounce it "cor-NEEL-ee-ah". My Romanian husband insists it should be pronounced "cor-NAIL-ee-ah." It's a common name in Romania, because it's originally a Latin name - but he loses.
It was a terribly difficult name to grow up with. I had the worst nicknames imaginable. Unless you live in the Netherlands or Romania, where it is a well-respected name, I would never name a child Cornelia. No one can pronounce it and everyone makes fun of it." Jul. 12, 2008:
"I had a guinea pig once called Cornelia but my dog broke into her hutch and killed her... I was so upset... that was back in '80 or so. Long time ago but whenever I hear that name it reminds me of my poor unfortunate piggy!" Mar. 31, 2007:
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