Colley Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Colley Family Origin

Where is the Colley family from?

SHOW MORE

Colley Family Occupations

What did your Colley ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Colley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer 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 the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Colley's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Colley | Data not to scale

Colley Historical Records

What Colley family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Colley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Colley

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Colley Life Expectancy

What is the average Colley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Colley Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name