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Gender: Male Meaning of Cornell: "crow" Origin of Cornell: British from Latin

The name Cornell is a boy's name meaning "crow". Cornell and is often added to lists like Artistic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Cornell

Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. aka Nelly, American rapper
Cornell George Hopley-Woolrich, American crime novelist
Cornell Luther Dupree, American jazz and R&B guitarist
Cornell Belcher, American political commentator
Cornell Capa, Hungarian-American photographer
Ezra Cornell, American founder of Cornell University
Eric Allin Cornell, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Chris Cornell, lead singer for American rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave

Pop Culture References for the name Cornell

Cornell University, Ivy League college in Ithaca, New York
Cornell notes, a popular note-taking system
Cornell Scipio, character from TV series "Alphas"


indiefendi2 Says:


the pesky possibility of being called Corny! darn it.