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There are approximately 122 people named Corbyn in the UK. That makes it the 17,279th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 2 are named Corbyn.

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The Corbyn surname in historical dictionaries

An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)

(origin: Local) The name of a place in Glencreran, Scotland, signifying a steep hill, from the Gaelic Cor-beann or Cor-beinn.

Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.

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