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pinWhat does Corby mean?

Corby /cor-by/ 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 from recent data), Korbin (#512), Cory (#696) and Corbett. Other variants, like Corbyn, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Corby was at its highest 7 (average #574) and is almost as widespread today (#602, 7%), but with the form Cory falling out of style. Cory has historically been popular among parents, although Corbin seems to be gaining popularity too. (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.

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Corby is pronounced similarly to Kerbey, Kerby, Kirbey and Kirby. Other recommended similar baby names are Bobby, Cadby, Canby, Carey, Carly, Carny, Cary, Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Cobe, Cobey, Cobi, Coby, Codey, Cody, Colbey, Colby, Coley, Collby, Coney, Conroy, Conwy, Cor, Cord, Corday, Coree, Coren, Corey, Corie, Corin, Cork, Corley, Corney, Correy, Corry, Cort, Corty, Corwyn, Coty, Courey, Covey, Cowrey, Cowry, Coxey, Coy, Crosby, Croy, Curry, Darby, Derby, Joby, Koby, Kolby, Robby and Toby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corby.