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What does Corley mean?

Corley Pronunciation of Corley as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Corley) is of Old Norse and Old English origin, and the meaning of Corley is "benevolent, cheery". Corley is an alternate spelling of Corey (Old Norse). Corley is also a variation of Corliss (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, old english


RELATED FORMS VIA COREY, CORLISS Cor, Coree, Corie, Corless, Correy, Corrie, Corry, Cory, Curry, Korey, Kory



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How popular is Corley?

Corley is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1872 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Corley (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000 are Corey (#469 LAST YEAR), Cory (#904), Korey (#1882), Corie, Correy, Corrie, Corry, Curry and Kory. Other variants, like Corless, are seldom used. These forms of Corley reached the height of their popularity 3 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.71%) and have become much less common since (USAGE 0.05%, 93%), with versions like Corey falling out of fashion. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corey, Corie, Correy, Corrie, Corry in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cory, Curry, Korey, Kory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Corley is alike in pronunciation to Carley, Carlo, Carlow, Carly and Curley. Other recommended sound-alike names are Birley, Bosley, Burley, Byrley, Cailey, Caley, Carel, Carey, Carl, Carney, Carrey, Charley, Charly, Coakley, Cobey, Codey, Cokeley, Colbey, Colby, Colet, Coley, Collby, Colle, Collen, Colley, Coney, Conlen, Conley, Corben, Corbet, Corby, Corday, Coren, Cornel, Corney, Cortes, Cortez, Cortney, Corty, Coryell, Courey, Covey, Covvey (see Covey), Coxey, Coyle, Crosley, Culley, Currey, Dooley, Dorsey, Earley, Farley, Horsley, Hurley, Jorey, Korrey (see Kory), Marley, Moorley, Morey, Morlee, Morley, Morly, Morrley (see Morley), Rorey, Rowley, Thorley, Torey, Torrey, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Corley.

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