Corbyn - boys name

Corbyn name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Corbyn name meaning:

The name Corbyn is of English origin and it is predominantly used as a surname, but can also be used as a given name. The meaning of the name Corbyn is not entirely clear-cut, but it is believed to have derived from different sources. One possible origin is from the Old Norse name Kori, which means "chosen or possibly a spear." Another possibility is the Irish Gaelic name Corbán, which means "raven." Additionally, the name could be derived from the Old English word "corf" meaning "basket" and "bryne" meaning "stream." In this case, it may have been a name given to someone who lived near a stream used for transporting baskets.

Parents who choose the name Corbyn for their son may be attracted to its unique and distinctive sound, its potential connection to ancient Norse or Irish heritage, or simply because they find it aesthetically pleasing. As with any name, its meaning can hold personal significance for the individuals involved, and the interpretation may vary from family to family. Ultimately, the meaning of the name Corbyn is open to individual interpretation and can be influenced by cultural and personal factors.

Origin: English


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Overall UK ranking: 3990 out of 4789

4 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Corbyn

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