Corn Family History
Corn Name Meaning
English: nickname from Old English corn a metathesized form of cran ‘crane’ (see Crane ). English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hand mills Old English cweorn. Americanized form of German Dutch Czech or Jewish Korn or a shortened form of any of the composite names formed with this element. Slovenian: from a Slovenized form of the Middle High German zorn ‘wrath anger’ (see German Zorn compare Coren ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press