Corbin

First Name
33k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
27k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Corbin

"Corbin" is a name of English origin, and it means "Raven". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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Anglo-Norman nickname corb (“crow”), or shortened from the rare given name Corbinian of a Frankish eighth century saint, probably from Latin corvus (“crow, raven”).

  1. An English surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Corbin

Corbin Bernsen is an actor and director. His career lasted from 1967 to 1967. Corbin was given the name Corbin Dean Bernsen on September 7th, 1954 in North Hollywood, California, U.S.

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Corbin Bleu is an actor, model (people), dance, film producer, singer-songwriter, model, and dancer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Corbin was given the name Corbin Bleu Reivers by his parent David Reivers on February 21st, 1989 in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.

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Spooky Black is a rhythm and blues musician. He was most prominent from 2013 to present. Spooky was given the name Corbin Smidzik on February 20th, 1998 in Baltimore. Spooky is also known as Spooky Black, Corbin, and Lil' Spook.

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He has had major accomplishments since 2011. Corbin was born on January 4th, 1988 in Chicago.

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Corbin was born on March 24th, 1920 in Bruneau, Idaho. He breathed his last breath on July 10th, 2007.

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Corbin was born Corbin Tomaszeski in 1972 in near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Corbin

Baron Corbin is a football player. Baron was born on September 13th, 1984 in Lenexa, Kansas. Baron is also known as Pestock and Thomas (birth name).

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Paula Jones is a civil service and civil servant. Paula was given the name Paula Rosalee Corbin on September 17th, 1966 in Lonoke, Arkansas.

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Barry Corbin is an actor. He has been prominent since 1960. Barry was given the name Leonard Barrie Corbin on October 16th, 1940 in Lamesa, Texas.

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Easton Corbin is a country music singer-songwriter. His ongoing career started in 2009. Easton was born on April 12th, 1982.

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Henry Corbin was a philosopher. Henry was born on April 14th, 1903 in Paris. He died on October 7th, 1978.

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Tyrone Corbin is a basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz, and Miami Heat. His most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to 2001. Tyrone was born on December 31st, 1962 in Columbia, South Carolina.

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How popular is the baby name Corbin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1891 5 0 5
1898 6 0 6
1901 5 0 5
1912 11 0 11
1913 9 0 9
1914 14 0 14
1915 16 0 16
1916 16 0 16
1917 15 0 15
1918 20 0 20
1919 14 0 14
1920 26 0 26
1921 20 0 20
1922 18 0 18
1923 15 0 15
1924 14 0 14
1925 19 0 19
1926 13 0 13
1927 10 0 10
1928 6 0 6
1929 11 0 11
1930 14 0 14
1931 10 0 10
1932 16 0 16
1933 9 0 9
1934 15 0 15
1935 13 0 13
1936 6 0 6
1937 10 0 10
1938 7 0 7
1939 9 0 9
1940 13 0 13
1941 18 0 18
1942 18 0 18
1943 11 0 11
1944 11 0 11
1945 9 0 9
1946 9 0 9
1947 16 0 16
1948 15 0 15
1949 12 0 12
1950 6 0 6
1951 17 0 17
1952 21 0 21
1953 16 0 16
1954 16 0 16
1955 21 0 21
1956 21 0 21
1957 27 0 27
1958 19 0 19
1959 18 0 18
1960 18 0 18
1961 26 0 26
1962 22 0 22
1963 20 0 20
1964 27 0 27
1965 25 0 25
1966 31 0 31
1967 32 0 32
1968 41 0 41
1969 53 0 53
1970 68 0 68
1971 48 0 48
1972 70 0 70
1973 49 0 49
1974 61 0 61
1975 67 0 67
1976 86 0 86
1977 72 0 72
1978 65 0 65
1979 68 5 63
1980 64 0 64
1981 56 0 56
1982 60 0 60
1983 64 7 57
1984 74 6 68
1985 54 0 54
1986 79 0 79
1987 242 8 234
1988 387 13 374
1989 544 19 525
1990 545 16 529
1991 571 19 552
1992 601 18 583
1993 519 13 506
1994 611 29 582
1995 591 36 555
1996 572 30 542
1997 570 23 547
1998 866 19 847
1999 1,005 24 981
2000 1,058 24 1,034
2001 1,009 17 992
2002 1,035 15 1,020
2003 1,124 12 1,112
2004 1,230 18 1,212
2005 1,082 16 1,066
2006 1,192 12 1,180
2007 1,473 10 1,463
2008 1,357 14 1,343
2009 1,236 12 1,224
2010 1,371 12 1,359
2011 1,725 15 1,710
2012 1,626 9 1,617
2013 1,720 15 1,705
2014 1,935 13 1,922
2015 1,782 18 1,764
2016 1,608 14 1,594

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Corbin U.S.
  White 75.18% 64.26%
  African American 19.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Corbin

People with the last name Corbin are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Corbin

  • How Popular is the name Corbin? Corbin is the 1,281st most popular name of all time. As a last name Corbin was the 1,307th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Corbin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,293 babies born with the first name Corbin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Corbin to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Corbin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Corbin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Corbin is Monday, January 23rd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Corbin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Corbin was in 2014 with a total of 1,922 babies. That's a lot of babies named Corbin!
  • Random Corbin Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Corbin ranks 37th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 15 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Corbin: Your name in reverse order is Nibroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Riconb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Corbin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 26,876 people with the last name Corbin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Corbin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Corbin as their last name.

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