Last name: CORNER

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CORNER : This last name is indexed 42,416 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CORNER : 1: English (northern): occupational name from Anglo-Norman French cornier ‘hornblower’ (Old French corneor). Alternatively a variant of Crowner a topographic name for someone who lived on a corner (from Middle English corner ‘angle corner; place where two streets meet’) or in Lancashire a variant of Corney. This name was taken to Ireland whence it later migrated back across the water to the industrial towns of Scotland and England.2: Americanized form of German Körner (see Koerner) or Swiss German Korner.

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