Cornelius: Wikis


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Origin Latin
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Cornelius is a Roman family name and a masculine given name. It could be derived from Latin cornu "horn".[1] People, places and things named Cornelius include:





Given name

Middle name

  • Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, German magician, occult writer, astrologer, and alchemist
  • Mark Cornelius Sanchez, USC and NY Jets quarterback - 2009 NFL rookie
  • Publius Cornelius Tacitus, Ancient Roman author of Annals and Histories

Fictional people

  • Abraham Cornelius, a scientist involved in the Weapon X project in X-Men comics
  • Doctor Cornelius, a tutor to Caspian in C.S. Lewis novel Prince Caspian
  • Jerry Cornelius, a fictional creation of Michael Moorcock
  • John Cornelius, a fictional character in the short-lived BBC TV series Virtual Murder
  • Yukon Cornelius (voiced by Larry D. Mann) - a prospector who leads the audience to believe that he's searching for either gold or silver in Rudolph the "Red Nosed Reindeer" seasonal cartoon.
  • Cornelius (Planet of the Apes), a character from the Planet of the Apes movie series
  • Cornelius Coot, a fictional character in the Scrooge McDuck universe
  • Cornelis de Witt, protaganist in Alexandre Dumas' classic love story The Black Tulip
  • Cornelius Fudge, character from the Harry Potter series
  • Cornelius Hatch, miner in movie Rundown - played by Christopher Walken [movie starred The Rock]
  • Cornelius "Cory" Matthews, the main character of Boy Meets World
  • Cornelius "Neeley" Nolan, a fictional character from the Betty Smith novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • Cornelius Stirk, a character in the DC Universe
  • Cornelius Rooster, mascot for Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal
  • Cornelius Filmore, character on Filmore
  • Cornelius, a character in Babar the Elephant
  • Cornelius, a character in A Bug's Life
  • Cornelius, a character in In the Cut, a 2003 movie starring Meg Ryan
  • Cornelius, the title of a children's book - about a crocodile - written by an Italian author Leo Lionni
  • Cornelius, a beverage [and once a chandelier manufacturing] company name from Philadelphia
  • Father Vito Cornelius, character in The_Fifth_Element motion picture.


Place names

In the United States:

Other uses


  1. ^ - Origin and Meaning of Cornelius

See also

Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

There is more than one place called Cornelius:

United States of America

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1911 encyclopedia

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From LoveToKnow 1911

CORNELIUS, pope, was elected in 251 during the lull in the persecution of the emperor Decius. Two years afterwards, under the emperor Gallus, he was exiled to Centumcellae (Civita Vecchia), where he died. He was very intimate with St Cyprian, and is commemorated with him on the 16th of September, which is not, however, the anniversary of his death. He died in June 253.

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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary




An old Roman gens name, possibly related to the Latin word cornu (horn). Name of early Christian saints with a medieval cult in the Low Countries.

  • Cornelius has been used as an anglicization of Conchobhar in Ireland.

Proper noun




  1. A male given name, rather rare in English.
  2. (Biblical) A centurion converted by Peter (Acts 10).



Related terms


Bible wiki

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From BibleWiki

A centurion whose history is narrated in Acts Chapter 10. He was a "devout man," and like the centurion of Capernaum, believed in the God of Israel. His residence at Caesrea probably brought him into contact with Jews who communicated to him their expectations regarding the Messiah; and thus he was prepared to welcome the message Peter brought him. He became the first fruit of the Gentile world to Christ. He and his family were baptized and admitted into the Christian church (Acts 10:1, 44-48).

This entry includes text from Easton's Bible Dictionary, 1897.

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