What does Corbin mean?
Corbin /corb-in/ [2 sylls.] 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.
How popular is Corbin?
Corbin is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1253 out of 150436, 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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Korbin (#512 in 2014), Cory (#696) and Corbett are the prominent varying forms of Corbin (#203 in 2014). Usage of these boy names reached its highest in 2007 (usage of 0.426%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.3973%, down 6.7%), 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. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Corbin and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)