Last name: CORNWALL

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CORNWALL : This last name is indexed 69,513 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CORNWALL : English:: 1: habitational name from the county of Cornwall which is named with the Old English tribal name Cornwealas. This is from Kernow (the term that the Cornish used to refer to themselves a word of uncertain etymology perhaps connected with a Celtic element meaning ‘horn headland’) + Old English wealas ‘strangers foreigners’ the term used by the Anglo-Saxons for British-speaking people.2: variant of Cornwell.

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