Corbin: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Corbin
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.
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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.
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Cory, Corby, Corb, Korbe, Kobe, Cobe, Corbe, Korbyn(another spelling of the name Corbin)
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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."
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Corbin Bernsen, actor (LA Law, Psych)
Corbin Bleu, actor (High School Musical)
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Korben Dallas - Bruce Willis' character in the movie The Fifth Element