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Re: Corner Name
Posted by: c. corner Date: January 19, 2002 at 04:16:18
In Reply to: Corner Name by Bill Corbett of 381

I'm not too convinced that the name would be corrupted to such an extent. Cordner and Cordwainer seem different enough to be free from confusion. I have a feeling, though no proof, that corner has it's own seperate origins. When researched in those surname history books you get in local libraries you end up with a different explanation every time, if the name is in them at all. I remember one that suggested Corner was Anglo-French for Cornet player or a worker in horn.


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