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Cornelia's hypocoristic. It was the name of the family of the Roman general Publio Cornelio Escipión, called "The African", who defeated the Carthaginian chief Aníbal.
Comes from cornelius: "little horn"
- Nelia Novoa, German actress (1992-); Nélia Paula, Brazilian actress (1930–2002).