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Cooley Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chúille ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Mochúille’, a rare Clare name, or a reduced form of McCooley, a variant of McCauley. Americanized form of German Kuhle or Kühle, variants of Kuhl.

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


Similar surnames: Gooley, Dooley, Colley, Cowley, Cooney, Cogley, Coley, Corley, Tooley

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Cooley Family Origin

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Cooley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cooley. A less common occupation for the Cooley family was Bricklayer. The most common Cooley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Cooley's were Labourers.

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Cooley Historical Records

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Cooley Life Expectancy

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