Gender Masculine
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. kawr-BEE-nyan
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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

VariantCorbinian
DiminutiveKörbl
Other Languages & CulturesCorbinianus(Late Roman)

Name Days

Germany: November 20

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Entry updated January 22, 2019