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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.KAWR-b!n
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Meaning & History

From a French surname which was derived from corbeau "raven", originally denoting a person who had dark hair. The name was probably popularized in America by actor Corbin Bernsen (1954-).
VariantKorbin

Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)

Categories

animals, birds, black, colors, dark, fauna, nature, singers, surnames
Entry updated February 27, 2010   Contribute