Corley Surname Origin
(Origin English) Belonging to Corley in Warwickshire (Domesday Cornelie = the Corn or Cornel-Tree Lea [Old English corn, corr, also cornel-tree + leah]. (Origin Celtic) Belonging to Corlea (Ireland) = the Grey Round Hill [Irish cor, round hill + liath (th mute), grey].
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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