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Corley Family History

Corley Name Meaning
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’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Corley Families

  • Number of Corley families
     108 - 214
     37 - 107
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Corley families
     79 - 156
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Corley families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Corley census records

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Corley Family Origin

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Corley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Corley

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Corley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Corley census records

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Corley Civil War Service Records

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