||uncertain; possibly related to the word cordial (literally "heartfelt, from the heart")
||allegedly "heart" or "daughter of the sea(-god)"
||Delia, Dilly, Rory
||Cordeilla, Cordélia, Cordell, Cordilla, Cordoylla, Cordula, Creurdilad?
Cordelia is a feminine given name, popularly associated with Latin cor (genitive cordis) "heart". It was borne by the tragic heroine of Shakespeare's King Lear (1606), a character based on the legendary queen Cordeilla.
- Cordelia Botkin, American murderer
- Cordelia of Britain, legendary queen of the Britons, youngest daughter of King Leir
- Cordelia Bugeja, British actress
- Cordelia de Castellane, French designer
- Cordelia Fine, British academic psychologist and writer
- Cordelia Agnes Greene, 19th-century physician, philanthropist and suffragist from Upstate New York
- Cordelia Harvey, First Lady of Wisconsin Governor Louis Harvey, known for founding Civil War Orphans homes and advocating for war field hospital conditions
- Cordelia Hawkins, eponym of the U.S. town of Cordele, Georgia
- Cordelia Scaife May, philanthropist
- Cordelia Mendoza, American antiquarian
- Cordelia Strube, Canadian playwright and novelist
- Cordelia Wilson, painter of New Mexico and American Southwest landscapes
- Cordelia Abidaoud, Phoenician princess
- Cordelia (King Lear), a central character in William Shakespeare's tragic play King Lear, based on the story of King Leir
- An anglicization of Creiddylad, the name of a character in Welsh mythology
- Cordelia Abbott, in the television soap opera The Young And The Restless
- Cordelia Blake, titular character of the Winston Graham novel Cordelia (published in 1949)
- Cordelia Chase, character in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel
- Cordelia Flakk, character in Jasper Fforde's Lost in a Good Book
- Lady Cordelia Flyte, in Brideshead Revisited (1945) by Evelyn Waugh
- Cordelia Gray, in two books by P.D. James
- Cordelia Naismith, in the Vorkosigan Saga novels by Lois McMaster Bujold
- Cordelia Ransom, in the Honorverse novels by David Weber
- Dutch adult comic strip by Belgian cartoonist "ILAH" Inge Heremans
- The main character of the short story "Cordelia the Crude" by Wallace Thurman
- Cordelia Frost, character in MARVEL's "Emma Frost" comics, Emmas's sister.
- Cordelia, track written by Gordon Downie of The Tragically Hip; album: Road Apples (1991)
- ^ Uckelman, Sara L. (21 January 2007). "Concerning the Name Cordelia". MedievalScotland.org. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
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- ^ Cordelia Agnes Greene