Cornelia (name)

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Other names
Variant form(s)Nel, Lia, Nelia, Nelly, Conny, Connie, Nele or Neele
Related namesCornelius or Cornelis

Cornelia is a feminine given name. It is a feminine form of the name Cornelius[1] or Cornelis. Nel, Nelly, or Nelia can be used as a shortened version of Cornelia (or Helen or Eleanor). Conny, Connie, Nele or Neele are popular German short forms used in their own right. Lia is a short version of the Dutch name.

In Ancient Rome, Cornelia was the name of the women born in all the branches of the Cornelii family. For a list of the notable Roman women, see: Cornelia (gens).

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