• Coley in 1659.

  • Coley births mapped 1864-1913

  • Coley 1901 census map

  • Coley 1911 census map

  • Coley Roman Catholic baptisms new!

Parishes where Coley and a second surname are found together


Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Colley rare: Dublin etc. English, 16 cent, related to the Wellesleys all of whom were settled in the Midlands. The name is also Ir. Ó Colla in Connacht but MacLysaght quotes a sept of Roscommon called Mac Cúille or Mac Giolla Chúille as another origin. MIF.
Ó Colla Colley: líon beag: Áth Cliath & rl. Is cosúil gur Sasanaigh Muintir Colley a tháinig sa 16 céad agus fuair seilbh agus sloinne Wellesley níos déanaí. Bhí, ámh, sloinne Gaelach i gConnachta. Luann Mac Giolla Iasachta Mac Cúille agus Mac Giolla Chúille, leis.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Coley: 17
Colley: 5
Collie: 2
Colly: 6
McColly: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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O Colla

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