Origins Available: Scottish, Welsh
Welsh name that was first held when the Cornick family lived in the English county of Cornwall. As a general rule, the greater the distance between individuals and their homelands, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, people who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came. Consequently, the name Cornick was not originally applied to a lifelong resident of Cornwall, but rather to someone who emigrated from Cornwall to another region.
Early Origins of the Cornick family
Devon, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.
Early History of the Cornick family
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Cornick Spelling Variations
Welsh surnames, there are an inordinately large number of spelling variations of those surnames. This variety of spellings began almost immediately after the acceptance of surnames within Welsh society in the 15th century. As time progressed, these old Brythonic names were eventually were recorded in English. This process was problematic in that many of the highly inflected sounds of the native language of Wales could not be properly captured in English. Some families, however, did decide to modify their own names to indicate a branch loyalty within the family, a religious adherence, or even a patriotic affiliation. The name Cornick has seen various spelling variations: Cornish, Cornishe, Corniss, Cornise, Carnish, Cornich, Corniche, Cornick and many more.
Early Notables of the Cornick family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cornick family to the New World and Oceana
The Welsh migration to North America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries contributed greatly to its rapid development. These migrants were in search of land, work, and freedom. Those Welsh families that survived the long ocean journey were critical to the development of new industries and factories, and to the quick settlement of land. They also added to an ever-growing rich cultural heritage. A search of the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Cornick:
Cornick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Cornick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Cornick (post 1700)
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