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Koranyi or Korányi is a Hungarian surname, which is a Hungarian form of the German surname Kornfeld (meaning "cornfield").[1] Hungarian doctor Frigyes Korányi and his family pioneered the name when they changed their surname from Kornfeld to Korányi in the 1830s, upon converting from Judaism to Catholicism.[2] The name may refer to:

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  1. ^ Dictionary of American Family Names. "Kornfeld Family History", Oxford University Press, 2013. Retrieved on 11 January 2016.
  2. ^ Láczay, Magdolna and Riczu, Zoltán. "The Jewry of Szabolcs and achievement of middle-class status in the Reform period." In Poland, Hungary, the World: Selected Aspects of Contemporary Economy, Culture, and Science, eds. Klemens Budzowski and Magdolna Láczay. Krakow, Poland: AFM Publishing House, 2009, p. 88.