Cornish Baby Names

Cornish baby names -- names with Celtic roots connected to the gorgeous southwest corner of England -- are an evocative group. Some Cornish baby names you might want to consider for your child include:

  • Austell

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    This Cornish place name comes from the name of a Breton saint who came to Cornwall. It could be an interesting alternative to Austin.Read More 

  • Bronnen

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    Bronnen is an attractive name but is similar to so many others -- Brennan, Brannon, Bronwen -- it's sure to provoke a lot of "What was that again?"Read More 

  • Conwenna

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    Made familiar by poet William Blake. According to Blake, after her death, Conwenna "shines ... over the north with pearly beams gorgeous and terrible". Make of that what you will.Read More 

  • Dellen

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    Intriguing combo of elements. Read More 

  • Demelza

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    Complex and challenging modern Cornish name derived from a place name. The given name began to be used in the U.K. in the 1950s via the serialization on British TV of the Poldark novels of... Read More 

  • Denzel

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    This old Cornish name took on a whole new identity via Denzel Washington, who has inspired several thousand namesakes. The actor was named after his father, who was named for a Dr. Denzel, who... Read More 

  • Elestren

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    Less known than other Cornish beauties like Demelza, Elowen and Kerensa, Elestren is a pretty Cornish botanical name ripe for wider usage.Read More 

  • Elowen

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    Elowen is a lovely nature name from Cornwell that can be used for girls or boys. Not heard much before the twentieth century, when the Cornish language was revived, it blends well with the Welsh... Read More 

  • Emblyn

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    The Cornish version of Emmeline holds many charms.Read More 

  • Endellion

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    Endellion is the name of an early saint who was a daughter of King Brychan and goddaughter of King Arthur whose life is commemorated by the Cornish village of St. Endellion. This intriguing... Read More 

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