Given Name KORBINIAN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: German
PRONOUNCED: kawr-BEE-nyan  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Latin corvus meaning "raven". This was the name of an 8th-century Frankish saint who was sent by Pope Gregory II to evangelize in Bavaria. His real name may have been Hraban (see Raban).
VARIANT: Corbinian
DIMINUTIVE: Körbl
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Corbinianus (Late Roman)

Categories

animals, birds, black, nature
Entry updated July 2, 2017