Cornelius

A popular Roman family name. Used in the New Testament for a Roman centurion who was baptized by Peter. He is considered to be the first Gentile to adopt the Christian faith. Also associated with 19th century railroad entrepreneur Cornelius Vanderbilt. The name peaked in popularity prior to the turn of the 20th century.

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Cornelius Bumpus (musician)
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