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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A town in Northamptonshire, England.

Notable Persons Named Corby

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Corby Moore is a soccer player for the Bishop's Stortford F.C., Southampton F.C., Indy Eleven, Forest Green Rovers F.C., Poole Town F.C., and Frome Town F.C. Corby was born on November 21st, 1993 in Southampton, England.

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Corby was born in 1966.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Corby

Ellen Corby was an actress. Her career lasted from 1933 to 1999. Ellen was given the name Ellen Hansen on June 3rd, 1911 in Racine, Wisconsin, U.S. She left this life on April 14th, 1999.

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Schapelle Corby is a criminal.

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Matt Corby is an indie rock, folk music, acoustic music, blues, soul music, gospel music, neo-psychedelia, funk, jazz, and rhythm musician and singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar, Piano, Banjo, Harmonica, Glockenspiel, Stage piano, Flute, Hang (instrument), and Vocals. He has been prominent since 2007. Matt was given the name Matthew John Corby on November 7th, 1990 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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Colleen Corby is a model. Colleen was born Colleen Corby on August 3rd, 1947 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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Michael Corby is a musician. Michael was born on July 3rd, 1951.

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Gary Corby is a historical mystery novelist. He was most active from 2008 to present. Gary was born in 1963 in Sydney.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1922 5 0 5
1935 5 0 5
1942 7 0 7
1944 7 0 7
1946 5 0 5
1947 11 0 11
1948 7 0 7
1949 11 0 11
1951 5 0 5
1952 17 0 17
1953 8 0 8
1954 54 39 15
1955 47 28 19
1956 42 23 19
1957 38 16 22
1958 45 23 22
1959 29 14 15
1960 26 9 17
1961 22 7 15
1962 28 9 19
1963 34 8 26
1964 28 9 19
1965 26 9 17
1966 21 0 21
1967 23 0 23
1968 31 0 31
1969 53 11 42
1970 37 0 37
1971 39 5 34
1972 43 0 43
1973 64 5 59
1974 58 12 46
1975 58 0 58
1976 58 10 48
1977 50 9 41
1978 36 12 24
1979 34 6 28
1980 24 0 24
1981 22 7 15
1982 24 8 16
1983 25 0 25
1984 15 5 10
1985 24 0 24
1986 27 0 27
1987 27 0 27
1988 26 0 26
1989 16 0 16
1990 20 6 14
1991 18 0 18
1992 12 0 12
1993 18 6 12
1994 16 0 16
1995 32 0 32
1996 25 0 25
1997 12 0 12
1998 31 7 24
1999 11 0 11
2000 18 0 18
2001 11 0 11
2002 16 0 16
2003 6 0 6
2004 10 0 10
2005 6 0 6
2006 6 0 6
2008 5 0 5
2009 8 0 8
2012 6 0 6
2013 5 0 5
2014 8 0 8
2017 6 0 6

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Popularity of Corby as a first name

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Popularity of Corby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Corby U.S.
  White 95.07% 64.26%
  African American 1.09% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Corby

People with the last name Corby are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Corby

  • How Popular is the name Corby? Corby is the 7,687th most popular name of all time. As a last name Corby was the 14,223rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Corby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,648 babies born with the first name Corby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Corby to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Corby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Corby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Corby is Sunday, December 3rd, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Corby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Corby was in 1973 with a total of 59 babies.
  • Random Corby Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Corby is not a popular baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Corby: Your name in reverse order is Ybroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rbcyo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Corby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,109 people with the last name Corby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Corby? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Corby as their last name since less than 1 person in 141k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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