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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Boley

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
Same as Booly.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Boley

Michael Boley is an athlete. Michael was born on August 24th, 1982 in Gadsden, Alabama.



Donna was born on December 9th, 1935 in Bens Run, West Virginia.


Prince Mark Boley is a soccer player for the Stallion F.C., Feni Soccer Club, Majees SC, Kaya F.C., Union F.C., and Liberia national football team. Prince was born on June 15th, 1989 in Liberia.


Joe Boley was a baseball player. Joe was born on July 19th, 1896 in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania. Joe is also known as Boley and John Peter. He breathed his last breath on December 30th, 1962.


Mark Boley is an athlete for the FC Ulaanbaatar.


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Popularity of Boley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boley U.S.
  White 89.74% 64.26%
  African American 6.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.72% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boley

People with the last name Boley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Boley

  • How Popular is the name Boley? As a last name Boley was the 6,755th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Boley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Boley is Thursday, March 15th, 1877.
  • How unique is the name Boley? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Boley. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Boley: Your name in reverse order is Yelob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bloye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,990 people with the last name Boley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Boley as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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