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What does Corley mean?

Corley \c(o)-rley, cor-ley\ 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 derivative of Corliss (Old English).


Corley has 3 variants: Corlee, Corlie and Corly.

Corley has 1 more related variation via Corliss: Corless.


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 (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.059%) and are now less widespread. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Corley and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 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.