The surname ‘Corbett’ originates from England (Norman especially common in West Midlands) .It is derived from the nickname meaning ‘Little Cow’, from the Anglo Norman French word ‘corbet’, a diminutive of the word ‘corb’. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the surname ‘Corbett’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 11th century were aan ancient Shropshire family descended from a Norman baron, ‘Hugh Corbrt’ or ‘Corbeaus’, living in 1040. He came to England with his son ‘Robert’ and settled in Shropshire. His descendant ‘sir Richard corbet’ was granted land near Shrewsbury in 1223, at a place now known as Moreton corbet. The name was taken from Shropshire to Scotland in the first quarter of the 12th century. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definitely determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain ‘Edward Corbett’, aged 20, a Merchant by trade, from the city of Edingburgh, Scotland He emigrate… Coat of arms: Or, a raven …
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