Given Name CORBIN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KAWR-bin  [details]

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-).
VARIANT: Korbin

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