Girl name origins & meanings
- Old English : Cheerful and generous; feminine form of Carl or Carlisle
Family name origins & meanings
- Irish : variant of Curley.
- English : habitational name from Corley in Warwickshire or Coreley in Shropshire, both named with Old English corna, a metathesized form of crona, genitive plural of cron, cran ‘crane’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.