What 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.more]
How 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)