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What does Corbett mean?

Corbett /cor-bett/ as a boys' name is pronounced KOR-bet. It is of Norman French origin, and the meaning of Corbett is "young crow".

Associated with: crow (raven).


Corbett has 2 variants: Corbet and Corby.

Affiliated boy name: Corbin.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Cobett, Colbett, ..

(female) Corbetta, Corbetti, ..

How popular is Corbett?

Corbett is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#1252 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Corbett for boys. Corbett was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #654 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corbett name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Corbett outside U.S.

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Corbett and associated names. Prominent related forms of Corbett listed in the Top 2000 are Corbin (#203 in recent rankings) and Corby. These relations of Corbett were favored as birth names today (average #1401). Corbin has historically been a favorite of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corbett, Corbin, Corby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Corbett and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Corbett is pronounced similarly to Corbit and Corbitt. Other recommended names are Arnett, Barnett, Barrett, Bernett, Birkett, Brett, Burdett, Burkett, Burnett, Calbert, Cobbett, Cobe, Cobey, Colbee, Colbert, Colbey, Colet, Colvert, Corben, Corbie, Corbyn, Cordell, Cordero, Coree (see Corey), Coren, Corey, Corie, Corless, Corley, Cornel, Cornell, Corney, Correy, Cort, Cortes, Cortez, Corty, Coryell, Couvert (see Covert), Covert, Crockett, Croquett (see Crockett), Culbert, Garett, Garnett, Garrett, Jarett, Jarrett, Jerett, Jerrett, Merrett, Nisbett, Norbert and Torbert. These names tend to be more commonly used than Corbett.