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Colley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Coley. Irish: reduced form of McColley. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Kohli.

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


Similar surnames: Cilley, Coley, Cooley, Colle, Coller, Collen, Tolley, Corley, Cogley

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Colley Family Origin

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Colley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Clerk

    15%
  • School

    15%
  • Labourer

    10%

In 1881, Farmer, Clerk and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colley. A less common occupation for the Colley family was Labourer. The most common Colley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Colley's were Farmers.

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Colley Historical Records

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Colley Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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