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What does Corbett mean?

Corbett Pronunciation of Corbett as a boys' name is pronounced KOR-bet. It is of Norman French origin, and the meaning of Corbett is "young crow". Also form of Corbin.


ASSOCIATED WITH crow (raven)


VARIANTS Corbet, Corby



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How popular is Corbett?

Corbett is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#1252 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Corbett was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #654 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corbett name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Corbett listed in the Top 2000 are Corbin (#277 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Corby. These relations of Corbett were favored as birth names 4 years ago (AVERAGE #1401) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1425, 31%). Corbin has historically been a favorite of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corbett, Corbin, Corby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Corbett and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Corbett is pronounced similarly to Corbit and Corbitt. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arnett, Barnett, Barrett, Bernett, Birkett, Brett, Burdett, Burkett, Burnett, Calbert, Cobbett, Cobe, Cobey, Colbee, Colbert, Colbey, Colet, Colvert, Corben, Corbie, Corbyn, Cordell, Cordero, Coree (see Corey), Coren, Corey, Corie, Corless, Corley, Cornel, Cornell, Corney, Correy, Cort, Cortes, Cortez, Corty, Coryell, Couvert (see Covert), Covert, Crockett, Croquett (see Crockett), Culbert, Garett, Garnett, Garrett, Jarett, Jarrett, Jerett, Jerrett, Merrett, Nisbett, Norbert and Torbert. These names tend to be more commonly used than Corbett.

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