Cornelia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin 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.

Proper noun[edit]

Cornelia

  1. A female given name in quiet use since the 18th century.
    • 1592 William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus, Act IV, Scene 1:
      Ah! boy ; Cornelia never with more care / Read to her sons, than she hath read to thee / Sweet poetry and Tully's Orator.

Derived terms[edit]

  • variants and pet forms: Corrie.

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Cornelia. The feminine equivalent of Cornelis.

Proper noun[edit]

Cornelia ?

  1. A female given name.

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Cornelia.

Proper noun[edit]

Cornelia

  1. A female given name.

Related terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Cornelius.

Proper noun[edit]

Cornelia f (genitive Corneliae); first declension

  1. A feminine praenomen.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Cornelia Corneliae
genitive Corneliae Corneliārum
dative Corneliae Corneliīs
accusative Corneliam Corneliās
ablative Corneliā Corneliīs
vocative Cornelia Corneliae

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Cornelia. First recorded as a Swedish name in 1651.

Proper noun[edit]

Cornelia

  1. A female given name.