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The surname Cornelissen comes from the personal name Cornelis, which is a form of the Latin Cornelius. It was the name of several early Popes, one of whom became Saint Cornelius. The cult center of Saint Cornelius was the pilgrimage town of Cornelimünster, near Aachen in the Lower Rhineland of Germany, near the Dutch border.

Cornelissen Early Origins



The surname Cornelissen was first found in the Lower Rhineland of Germany, where it spread to the Netherlands.

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Cornelissen Spelling Variations


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Cornelissen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cornelius, Cornelis, Cornelissen, Nelissen, Nellessen, Nellsen, Corneljes, Neljes and many more.

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Cornelissen Early History


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Cornelissen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cornelissen research. Another 212 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1638, 1657, 1783, 1824, 1867, and 1874 are included under the topic Early Cornelissen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cornelissen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cornelissen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cornelissen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cornelissen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Laurens Cornelissen, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1609-1664
  • Lysbet Cornelissen, aged 26, landed in New York in 1633
  • Hendrick Cornelissen, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1634
  • Jan Cornelissen, who immigrated to New York in 1635
  • Pieter Cornelissen, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1636
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cornelissen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cornelissen (post 1700)



  • Cornelia Cornelissen, American author
  • Antonius "Ton" Cornelissen (b. 1964), retired Dutch footballer
  • Marije Cornelissen (b. 1974), Dutch politician
  • Adelinde Cornelissen (b. 1979), Dutch dressage rider, winner of three national Dutch titles and winner of the Dressage World Cup Final in Leipzig (2011)
  • Christiaan Gerardus Cornelissen (1864-1942), Dutch syndicalist writer, economist, and trade unionist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cornelissen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cornelissen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 4 October 2013 at 15:46.

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