Coley - Meaning of Coley
[ 2 syll. co-ley, col-ey ] The baby girl name Coley is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced as KAAL-iy- †. Coley has its origins in the African-Hausa, Celtic, and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in English and Hausa. From African-Hausa roots, its meaning is 'a peddler of small wares'.
In addition, Coley is a familiar form of the English Colleen.
Coley is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Coley, Nicole was the most popular. Coley has primarily been a boy name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Coley: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"