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Corbin is a variation of the Hebrew Korban, which means a gift to or devoted to God.
-- mandygirl  7/25/2005
I hope it isn't from the Hebrew Korban - that would make an awful name, it means sacrifice to God or victim.
-- Noa  12/29/2006
Corbin Dallas, played by Bruce Willis, is the leading male character in the movie "The Fifth Element."
-- breakofday  12/30/2005
Bruce Willis' character's name in The Fifth Element was actually spelled Korben rather than Corbin.
-- Ciarda  1/6/2006
Somebody semi-famous is Corbin Bleu star of High School Musical, Catch That Kid, Flight 29 Down, and many more to come.
-- Anonymous User  6/7/2006
Actor Corbin Bernsen was nominated for 2 Golden Globes for his role on LA Law. More recently, he has had recurring roles on JAG and Psych.
-- GasolineAllie  5/2/2007
The name Corbin is a great name. I would one day use it myself, except I know a Corbin who I just short of hate, so I would never use it. It is for someone else a wonderful name! It is uncommon and nice to hear now and again. It is a good choice!
-- Anonymous User  6/27/2008
Actually, "Corban" is mentioned in the Bible (Mark 7:11) as being a "gift to God", in reference to money, not a blood sacrifice, although I suppose that is a possibility as well. In any case, if you are a Christian, the name could have a wonderful meaning.
-- Modern-Day Jane  3/4/2009
Corbin Bleu, Disney channel star of High School Musical and Jump In, is obviously a famous bearer of this name.
-- Anonymous User  4/27/2009
Sounds like a combo of Corey and Kevin. I would like it just for the sound, except it reminds me too much of Hollywood; and I always think of the name as character out of a Sci-Fi flick. That gives it an element of the ridiculous.
-- JW41926  4/12/2010
Colonel Sanders, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken is from CORBIN, Kentucky. Pronounced cor-bin, exactly as it looks.
-- GibsonGirl  11/8/2011
Rather than be derived from a French surname, this name could also be derived from Corbinien, which is the French form of Corbinianus (see Korbinian in the database). Given that there is a saint with this name, it is not impossible that there were people named after the saint in France, and quickly had the cumbersome name shortened to Corbin.
-- Lucille  5/15/2012

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