Corbin Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Corvin, Cousin, Corban, Cordon, Coppin, Cortina, Collin, Morfin

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Corbin Family Origin

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Corbin Family Occupations

What did your Corbin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Corbin. 19% of Corbin men worked as a Journalier and 34% of Corbin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corbin were Labourer and Servante

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    19%
  • Cultivateur
    18%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Labourer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Tisserant
    23%
  • Servante
    23%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Corbin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 108,000 census records available for the last name Corbin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corbin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Corbin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 24,000 military records available for the last name Corbin. For the veterans among your Corbin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corbin Life Expectancy

What is the average Corbin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Corbin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Corbin in 1944 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

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