Corley Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Carley, Chorley, Corney, Cowley, Comley, Coley, Morley, Worley

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Corley Family Origin

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Corley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Corley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 59% of Corley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Corley family was Labourer. Farmer, Farm Labourer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corley.

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Corley Historical Records

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Corley Life Expectancy

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