KORBINIAN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: German
PRONOUNCED: kawr-BEE-nee-ahn   [key]
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).
Related Names
VARIANT: Corbinian
DIMINUTIVE: Körbl
OTHER LANGUAGES: Corbinianus (Late Roman)