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Origin & Meaning

The name Corbin is of French and English origin.

The meaning of Corbin is "raven".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 203 in baby name popularity for boys with 1910 occurrences.  It ranked 8525 in popular baby names for girls with 13 occurrences. 

View the Corbin Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Corbin has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Corbin 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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Corbin is a form of the name Corvus.

Variants of the name Corbin include Corban, Corben, Corbyn, Corvin, Korben, Korbin, Korbyn.

Corbin has the diminutives (nicknames) Corbett, Corby.

Other Tidbits

Corbin falls into the bird name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Corbin Bernsen.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Corbin.

Just for fun, see the name Corbin 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 Corbin in Nautical Flags page.

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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.