Last name: CORBEIL

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CORBEIL : This last name is indexed 119,063 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CORBEIL : 1: French: from Old French corbeil ‘basket’ (from Late Latin corbicula a diminutive of corbis ‘basket’) a metonymic occupational name for a maker and seller of baskets or a habitational name from any of various places called with this word because of a depression in the ground. Alternatively a nickname derived from Old French corb ‘raven’ (see Corp). Compare Curby and Kirby.2: Altered form of French (mainly Loire-Atlantique) Gourbil a surname which is most likely derived from the same Old French words corbeil ‘basket’ or corb ‘raven’ as the name in 1 above.3: Altered form of French Corbet.

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