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Coley (girl)

What does Coley mean?

Coley Pronunciation of Coley as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Coley) is a Gaelic and Greek name, and the name Coley means "girl, wench; people of victory". Coley is a version of Colleen (Gaelic): from "cailín". Coley is also a variant of Nicole (Greek): from Nikola.


ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, greek, victory


VARIANTS Colly, Collie

RELATED FORMS VIA COLLEEN, NICOLE Coe, Coel, Cole, Coleen, Colena, Colene, Colette, Coline, Collena, Collene

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How popular is Coley?

Coley is a rare first name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2243 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Coley (NOT RANKED) are Coleen, Colene, Colette (#533 IN 2018), Colleen, Collie and Nicole (#218). These forms of Coley were popular in the 1980s (MEDIAN #1117) and are now much less popular (#1458, 91% LESS USAGE), with versions such as Coleen becoming less fashionable. Colette is the most fashionable name for newborns among these. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Coleen, Colene, Colette, Colleen, Collie, Nicole in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Coley is pronounced similarly to Cailey, Caley, Cali, Calla, Calley, Calli, Caylee, Kaeley, Kahley, Kailey, Kalea, Kalee, Kalei, Kaley, Kalley, Kealey, Keeley, Kelly, Keyley, Kilea, Kilee, Kiley, Kylea, Kylee and Kyley. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aley, Alley, Arley, Carey, Carley, Casey, Cele, Cile, Cilly, Clea, Cleo, Cloey, Coady, Codee, Codey, Conney, Conny, Cordey, Coree, Coren, Corey, Corlee, Corley, Corly, Correy, Corry, Dodey, Dolley, Dorey, Holley, Jobey, Joey, Joley, Jooley, Josey, Juley, Lorey, Lovey, Polley, Posey, Raley, Riley, Roxey, Sokey, Tobey, Toney, Torey, Yolley, Zoey and Zooey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Coley.

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