Corbin

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See also: corbin and corbîn

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

An Anglo-Norman nickname from corb (crow), or shortened from the Corbinian, the name of a Frankish eighth-century saint, probably from Latin corvus (crow, raven).[1]

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Corbin

  1. An English surname, from Anglo-Norman​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A city in Knox County and Whitley County, Kentucky, United States.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harrison, Henry (1912), “Corbin, Corbyn”, in Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary, volume 1, Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Company, Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., published 1969, page 92, column 1: “(Fr.-Lat.) the Raven [O.Fr. corbin, Lat. corvin-uscorv-us, a raven]”

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