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Corley (girl)

What does Corley mean?

Corley Pronunciation of Corley [cor-ley] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Corley) is an Old English name, and the name Corley means "cheerful, carefree". Corley is a version of Corliss (Old English).

Associated with: old english, cheerful (joy).


Corley has 3 variants: Corlee, Corlie and Corly.

1 more relation via Corliss: Corless.

Creative forms:
(female) Cerley, Corli, ..

(male) Corve, ..

Middle name pairings:
Corley Cadence (C.C.), ..

How popular is Corley?

Corley is a rare first name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1872 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Corliss is the only popular variation form of Corley (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Corlee, are uncommon. This form of Corley was favored 8 decades ago (#949). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corliss in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Corley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Corley is alike in pronunciation to Carely, Carla, Carlah, Carleah, Carlee, Carley, Carli, Carlia, Carlie, Carlla, Carly, Carlye, Karlee, Karley and Karly. Other recommended names are Arley, Cailey, Caley, Calley, Caralea, Carel, Carey, Cariel, Carlen, Carole, Carolee, Caroly, Caryle, Cayley, Charle, Charlea, Charlee, Charley, Codey, Cole, Coley, Collet, Colly, Conney, Coral, Coralee, Coralia, Coralie, Coraly, Cordey, Cordney, Cordy, Coree, Coreen, Corella, Coren, Corie, Corilla, Corlene, Correy, Corry, Cortney, Cortny, Cory, Dolley, Dorcey, Dorey, Dorsey, Earley, Harley, Joley, Jooley, Jorey, Korey, Korrey, Marley, Molley, Perley, Polley and Yolley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corley.

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