Corby Family History
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Corby Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places in northern England. Those in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire are named with the Old Norse personal name Kori (see Cory) + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’, whereas the one in Cumbria has as its first element the Old Irish personal name Corc. French: from a diminutive of corb ‘crow’. Irish: variant of Corboy.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Colby, Cosby, Carby, Sorby, Corey, Worby, Norby, Morby, Irby, Canby