What does Coley mean?
Associated with: swarthy (dark).
1 different relation via Cole: Colson.Creative forms:
(male) Caeley, Colo, ..
(female) Cola, Coleyo, .. Middle name pairings:
Coley Trevon (C.T.), ..
How popular is Coley?
Coley is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#2243 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Coley reached its top rank of #1083 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Cole (#115 the previous year) and Colson (#1115) are the popular variation forms of Coley. Adoption of these forms of Coley was well-received among parents in 2002 (median #1308) and is somewhat lower today (#1076, 39% less usage).
Coley is alike in pronunciation to Cailey, Caily, Caley, Colla, Colley, Collie, Culley, Cully, Kaley, Kayley, Kealey, Keeley, Kelley, Kelly▼ and Kiley. Other suggested similar names are Arley, Baley, Cale, Caleb▲, Carey▼, Casey▼, Clay▼, Cleo▼, Cloy, Coakley, Cobey, Codey▼, Cody▼, Coe, Cokeley, Col, Colan, Colbee, Colbey, Colby▼, Colden, Colet, Colier, Coll, Colle, Colt▲, Colter, Colum, Colyn, Coney, Conlen, Conley, Conwy, Cope, Corby, Coree (see Corey), Corey▼, Corley, Corney, Correy, Cory▼, Courey, Covey, Covvey (see Covey), Cowry, Coxey, Coyle, Daley, Haley, Juley, Kodey, Korey▼, Morley, Olley, Paley, Riley, Roley, Rorey, Sorley and Volney. These names tend to be more frequently used than Coley.See names in meaning and etymology.