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pinWhat does Corby mean?

Corby /cor-by/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Norman French origin, and the name Corby means "young crow". Corby is a variant form of Corbett (Norman French) with the suffix -y. Corby is also a derivative of Corbin.


Corby has 1 variant: Corbie.

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

Kreatif forms: Cotby, Criby. [more]

pinHow popular is Corby?

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 (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Corbin (#203 last year), Korbin (#512), Cory (#696) and Corbett. Variants like Corbyn are seldom used. 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%, 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.

pinSimilar 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.