Corn Family History
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Corn Name Meaning
English: nickname from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cran ‘crane’ (see Crane). English: from Middle English corn ‘grain’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a grain merchant or grower, or possibly a miller. English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hand mills, Old English cweorn. Altered spelling of German Korn or a shortened form of any of the composite names formed with this element.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press