Early Origins of the Cornaro family
The surname Cornaro was first found in the various states of Germany
. This name was used throughout Germany
, but was particularly concentrated in Silesia
, Franconia, and Hesse. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within Germany. Because of their numbers, they branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Cornaro family
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Cornaro Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Corne, Del Corne, Korn, Korne, Coorn, Koorn, Corner and many more.
Early Notables of the Cornaro family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cornaro family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicolaus Korn, who arrived in New Netherlands
in 1642; Gerrit Corn settled with his wife and child in New York state in 1659; J. Friederich Korn arrived in Philadelphia in 1754.
Contemporary Notables of the name Cornaro (post 1700)
- Luigi Alvise Cornaro (1475-1566), Italian architect