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Meaning and name origin

Corby \c(o)-rby, cor-by\ as a boy's name is of Norman French origin, and the meaning of Corby is "young crow". Corby is a variant of Corbett (Norman French). Also a variant of Corbin: 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.


Corby has 1 variant form: Corbie.


Corby is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11399 out of 88799, Top 13%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Corby and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Corbin (#203) and Corbett. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Corby is also pronounced similarly to Kerby and Kirby. Other suggested similar baby names are Cobby, Coby, Colby, Corbyn, Corey, Corry, Corty and Cory. These names tend to be more commonly used than Corby.