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Corban Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Corban is of French and English origin.

The meaning of Corban is "raven".  

It is also of Hebrew origin, where its meaning is "victim, sacrifice, offering".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1135 in baby name popularity for boys with 166 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Corban Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Corban has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Corban to other names.


The English given name Corbin is a transferred use of a French Norman surname, which was derived from the word corbeau meaning "raven". The name was originally used for a person with dark hair.


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Related Names

Corban is a variant spelling of Corbin.

Other Tidbits

Corban falls into the bird name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Corban in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Corban.

Just for fun, see the name Corban in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Corban in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

French names have similar origins to those of other old-world European nations. They are often derivations of place names or trade names, or have their basis in history, mythology, religion or nature. They may also be created names.

The popularity of hyphenated names is a unique feature of French given names. For example Paul-Henri or Anne-Marie. A hyphenated name is considered a single unit first name, not separate first and middle names. Hyphenated names may be of the same or different genders. The first part of the name will always indicate the holder's gender.

Masculine names may be made feminine with the addition of -e, -ette, or -ine as suffixes.