Corbin: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Corbin

Corbin

Pronunciation: KOHR-bin (key)

Origin of the name Corbin:

Transferred use of the English surname derived from the Old French corbin (a raven). Var: Corban, Corbyn, Korbin, Korbyn. Pet: Corby, Korby.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Korbin, Cory

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Personal experiences with the name Corbin: | Edit

My son's name is Corbin and everyone loves it--it's unique without being too weird. Some people shorten it to Corby, which we don't care for--we just call him Corbin.

Nicknames for Corbin: | Edit

Cory, Corby, Corb, Korbe, Kobe, Cobe, Corbe, Korbyn(another spelling of the name Corbin)

Meanings and history of the name Corbin: | Edit

From an Old French and Middle English byname composed of the word corb, "crow, raven," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little crow" or "little raven."

Famous real-life people named Corbin: | Edit

Corbin Bernsen, actor (LA Law, Psych)
Corbin Bleu, actor (High School Musical)

Corbin in song, story & screen: | Edit

Korben Dallas - Bruce Willis' character in the movie The Fifth Element

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