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Corbin Family History

Corbin Name Meaning
French and English: nickname meaning ‘little crow’, ‘raven’, from Old French, Middle English corbin, a diminutive of corb. Compare Corbett.English: possibly also a Norman habitational name from places in Calvados and Orne, France, named Corbon.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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156,648 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
23,229 Military Records
7,589 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Corbin Families

  • Number of Corbin families
     124 - 245
     42 - 123
     1 - 41
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Corbin families
     96 - 190
     33 - 95
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Corbin families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Corbin census records

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Corbin Family Origin

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Corbin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Corbin

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Corbin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Corbin census records

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Corbin Civil War Service Records

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