Last name: CORNWELL

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CORNWELL : This last name is indexed 55,472 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CORNWELL : English:: 1: habitational name from Cornwell in Oxfordshire named from Old English corn a metathesized form of cron cran ‘crane’ + well(a) ‘spring stream’.2: variant of Cornwall or Cornhill; in southeastern England mainly a habitational name from Cornhill in London but elsewhere alternatively from Cornhill (Northumberland) or one of the many minor places so called often becoming Cornell.

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