Namesakes

Biblical Characters: 1 character
Cornelius   (m)   Acts 10:1  
Bishops of Rome and the Popes: 1 pope
Cornelius   251-253  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 basketball
(basketball) Connie Hawkins (a.k.a. Cornelius)   1992  
Harry Potter Characters: 1 character
Cornelius Fudge  
Notable Athletes: 2 football, 1 basketball
(basketball) Connie Hawkins (a.k.a. Cornelius)   1942-  
(football) Cornelius Washington   1989-  
(football) Benardrick McKinney (a.k.a. Cornelius)   1992-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Cornelius Vanderbilt   1794-1877  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician
Attila Zoller (a.k.a. Cornelius)   1927-1998   jazz  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 astronomer
Jacobus Kapteyn (a.k.a. Cornelius)   1851-1922  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 2 silver, 1 gold
(silver) Cornelius Leahy   1908   high jump  
(bronze) Cornelius Walsh   1908   hammer throw  
(gold) Cornelius Johnson   1936   high jump  
(bronze) Cor Braasem (a.k.a. Cornelius)   1948   water polo  
(silver) Kees Broekman (a.k.a. Cornelius)   1952   speed skating  
Saints: 3 saints
Saint Cornelius   ?-253  
Saint Cornelius McConchailleach   ?-1176  
Saint Cornelius van Wijk bij Duurstede   ?-1572  
Shakespearian Characters: 2 characters
Cornelius   Cymbeline  
Cornelius   Hamlet