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What does Conley mean?

Conley Pronunciation of Conley [con-ley] as a boys' name is of Gaelic origin. Anglicized form of Conlaodh (Gaelic), possibly from "connla" meaning "pure, chaste, sensible" and the personal name Aodh. Saint Conlaodh or ConlŠed was the first bishop of Kildare, and a contemporary of Saint Brighid.

Related boy name: Conlan.

Associated with: gaelic, saint.


Creative forms:
(male) Conly, ..

(female) Conlia, Conlie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Conley Aksel (C.A.), ..

How popular is Conley?

Conley is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#562 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Conley reached its top position of #1009 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is presently at #1922. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Conley name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Conley outside U.S.

Similar Names

Conley is pronounced similarly to Kenlea, Kenlee, Kenley and Kenly. Other suggested similar names are Bosley, Cailey, Caley, Canbey (see Canby), Carley, Choncey, Coakley, Cobey, Codey, Cokeley, Colbey, Colby, Cole, Colet, Coley, Collby, Colle, Collen, Colley, Conal, Conall, Coney, Conlen, Conlin, Conlon, Connal, Connell, Conner, Conroy, Conway, Conwy, Corey, Corley, Corney, Correy, Courey, Covey, Covvey (see Covey), Cowrey (see Cowrie), Coxey, Coyle, Cranley, Crosley, Culley, Curley, Denley, Dontey, Dooley, Dunley, Finley, Hanley, Henley, Linley, Lynley, Manley, Morley, Penley, Roley, Rowley, Sorley and Toney. These names tend to be more commonly used than Conley.