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Corbin family name believed to be of French origins probably came to Southern England with William the Conqueror, the Norman invasions. 1066. Very early deviations of name appear in Christchurch in 16th Century, being CORBINE James married a Elizabeth Dixson 1592. CORBYNE William married a Agnes Toogood . 1595. Also found Corben.Corban.Corbyn. Sopley a small village just north of Christchurch was very much the home of Corbin’s in the 18th & 19th Century and many Corbin families can be traced back to this villiage. William Corbin Baptised in Sopley 1766 son of John ( Christchurch) & Mary