Cornett Family History
Cornett Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): nickname for a cornet player from Old French cornet ‘wind instrument made of horn or resembling a horn’ a diminutive of corn. Compare Corner . Altered form of French Cornet reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. Americanized form of German Cornet Kornet or Kornett cognates of 2 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022