What does Corley mean?
Corley /cor-ley/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Corley). Corley's name origin is Old English, and the name Corley means "cheerful, carefree". Corley is a version of Corliss (Old English). Corlew is a popular last name.
Corley has 1 more related variation via Corliss: Corless.Kreatif forms: Corli, Corlia. [more]
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)
Corliss is the only popular variation form of Corley (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. Forms like Corlee are uncommon. This girl name reached the top of its popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.059%) and is now less widespread. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Corley and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Corley is alike in pronunciation to Carlee▼, Carley▼, Carly▲ and Karley▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Carle, Charley▲, Coley, Coralee, Coraly, Cordey, Corey▼ and Correy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corley.