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Cornell Origin and Meaning

The name Cornell is a boy's name meaning "crow".

This name has not one but two impressive cultural connections: collage artist Joseph Cornell and photographer Cornell Capa--not to mention Cornell University.

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Cornell Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Cornell

  • Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. aka NellyAmerican rapper
  • Cornell George HopleyWoolrich, American crime novelist
  • Cornell Luther DupreeAmerican jazz and R&B guitarist
  • Cornell BelcherAmerican political commentator
  • Cornell CapaHungarian,American photographer
  • Ezra CornellAmerican founder of Cornell University
  • Eric Allin Cornellwinner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Chris Cornelllead singer for American rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave

Cornell in Pop Culture

  • Cornell UniversityIvy League college in Ithaca, New York
  • Cornell notesa popular note,taking system
  • Cornell Scipiocharacter from TV series "Alphas"