Korn Family History
Korn Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German korn ‘grain’ a metonymic occupational name for a factor or dealer in grain or a nickname for a peasant. Dutch German and Czech: from a short form of the personal name Korneli(u)s Czech Kornel (see Cornelius ). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Korn (Yiddish korn) ‘grain’ a metonymic occupational name as in 1 above or an artificial name. Compare Corn .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press