Meaning and Name Origin
Corbin \c(o)-rbin, cor-bin\ as a boys' name is pronounced KOR-bin. Possibly a short form of the rare given name Corbinian, or a transferred use of the surname, in origin a nickname meaning "crow" in Anglo-Norman. Variants are English surnames used as given names. Actor Corbin Bernsen.
Corbin is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1231 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Corbin for boys. Corbin entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #203 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Corbin and related names. Korbin (#512 in 2014), Cory (#696) and Corbett are the prominent varying forms of Corbin (#203 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names reached its highest in 2007 and is almost as widespread today, but with the version Cory becoming less in vogue. Korbin (#512) and Corbin (#203) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)