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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
  1. [Zoöl] The raven.(Scot)
  2. [her] A raven, crow, or chough, used as a charge.

Etymology: F. corbeau, OF. corbel, dim. fr. L. corvus raven


From French corbeau, from Old French corb (from Latin corvus (“raven”)) or corbel (“crow”) (from Late Latin corbellus, from Latin corvus). See also Norman corbin.

  1. A raven or crow (typically Corvus corax).
  2. Either of two moth species of genus Oncopera, whose larvae feed on grasses, especially Oncopera intricata.

corbie was also found in the following language(s): Scots

Notable Persons With the Last Name Corbie

P.C.C. Saint Colette of Corbie was a saint. She holds the title Abbess and foundress. P.C.C. was born on January 13th, 1381 in Corbie, County of Amiens, Duchy of Burgundy. She died on March 6th, 1447.


Wala was born in 755. He left this life in 836.


Ralph was born on March 25th, 1598. He left this life on September 7th, 1644.


Ambrose was born on December 7th, 1604. He breathed his last breath on April 11th, 1649.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Corbie U.S.
  White 7.84% 64.26%
  African American 81.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Corbie

People with the last name Corbie are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Corbie

  • How Popular is the name Corbie? Corbie is the 64,390th most popular name of all time. As a last name Corbie was the 158,432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Corbie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17 babies born with the first name Corbie in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Corbie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Corbie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Corbie is Saturday, February 7th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Corbie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Corbie was in 1975 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Corbie: Your name in reverse order is Eibroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Obrcie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Corbie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 102 people with the last name Corbie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Corbie? Corbie is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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