Cornelius Family History

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Cornelius Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, and German: from a personal name borne by a 3rd-century Christian saint and pope, Latin Cornelius, an old Roman family name, probably derived from cornu ‘horn’. Compare Corne.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cornell, Cornelio, Cornellier, Cornelsen, Cornely, Corner, Chelius

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Cornelius Family Origin

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Cornelius Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cornelius ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Mason

    2%

In 1881, the most common Cornelius occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Cornelius's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Cornelius family was Mason. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornelius.

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Cornelius Historical Records

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Cornelius Life Expectancy

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