What 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.
Associated with: crow (raven).
Corby has 1 variant: Corbie.Creative forms:
(male) Carby, Cotby, ..
(female) Corcy, Corma, .. Middle name pairings:
Corby Dominique (C.D.), ..
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)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Corby for boys. Corby was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #1355 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Shown below is a study of the ranking of Corby and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Corby ranked in the Top 2000 are Corbin (#221 from recent data), Korbin (#594), Cory (#724), Corbyn (#1116), Korbyn (#1119), Corbett and Corben. Other variants, like Corbitt, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Corby was at its highest 25 years ago (average #1561) and has become significantly less since (#1221, ▼50%), with the form Cory going out of style. Cory has historically been popular among parents, although Korbin seems to be gaining popularity too.
Corby is pronounced similarly to Kerbey, Kerby, Kirbey and Kirby▼. Other recommended 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 (see Corey), Coren, Corey▼, Corie, Corin, Cork, Corley, Corney, Correy, Corry, Cort, Corty, Corwyn, Coty▼, Courey, Covey, Cowrey (see Cowrie), Cowry, Coxey, Coy▼, Crosby▲, Croy, Curry, Darby, Derby, Joby, Koby▼, Kolby, Robby▼ and Toby▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corby.See names in meaning and etymology.