What does Curley mean?
(male) Culey, Curell, ..
(female) Curle, Curlo, .. Middle name pairings:
Curley Brixton (C.B.), ..
How popular is Curley?
Curley is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#2801 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Curley reached its highest rank of #781 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Curley are Carl (#600 from current records), Carlo (#1258), Carlos (#117), Cary, Charles (#50), Charley (#1797) and Charly. Adoption of these relations of Curley was more pronounced 135 years ago (adoption of 5%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.59%, ▼88%), with versions such as Charles becoming less stylish.
Curley is pronounced similarly to Carley, Carlow, Carly and Corley. Other suggested similar names are Arley, Audley, Birley, Burle, Burley, Burney, Byrley, Cailey, Caley, Carey▼, Carney, Carrey, Coley, Colley, Conley, Corey▼, Corney, Correy, Courey, Cullen▲, Culley, Cully, Currey, Curry, Cutler, Cuyler, Dudley▼, Dunley, Earley, Farley, Fursey, Harley▼, Hurlee, Hurley, Hurly, Huxley▲, Juley, Marley▲, Morley, Murfey (see Murphy), Murrey, Rutley, Sorley, Sulley, Tulley, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Curley.See names in meaning and etymology.