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What does Corby mean?

Corby \c(o)-rby, cor-by\ as a name for boys is of Norman French origin, and the name Corby means "young crow". Corby is a variant of Corbett (Norman French). Corby is also a derivative of Corbin.


Corby has 1 variant: Corbie.

Corby has 9 more different forms via Corbett, Corbin: Corben, Corbet, Corbit, Corbitt, Corbyn, Corvin, Cory, Korbin and Korbyn.


Corby is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#13780 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Corby and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Corby (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Corbin (#203 last year), Korbin (#512), Cory (#696) and Corbett. Usage of these boy names was at its highest in the year 2007 (usage of 0.426%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.3973%, down 6.7%), but with the form Cory becoming less in vogue. Korbin (#512) and Corbin (#203) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Corbett, Corbin, Cory, Korbin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Corby is pronounced similarly to Kerby and Kirby. Other recommended similar baby names are Cobby, Coby, Colby, Corey, Corry and Corty. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corby.