why is korn named korn?

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  • Why is Korn named Korn? Korn is a band name…The reason behind it is that Kern and Coroner combined makes up Korn. When thinking of a band name someone suggested ‘corn’ but the band rejected the name so Shaffer had the idea to spell the name with both a ‘K’ instead of a ‘C’ and a backwards ‘R’ so the band’s name would appear as ‘Kornv.