Meaning and Origin of Corley - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Corley

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Cheerful and generous; feminine form of Carl or Carlisle

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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’.