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Meaning and Origin

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A variant of Conleth, from Irish Connlaodh, from Old Irish Conláed, and of (O')Connolly, from Irish Ó Conghalaigh or Ó Conghaile, patronyms of Conghalach and Conghaile, respectively.

  1. A surname​.
  2. (rare) A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Conley

London Parris was a southern gospel musician. He was most prominent from 1950 to 1992. London was given the name Conley Parris on May 25th, 1931. London is also known as Conley Parris (real name). He died on September 7th, 1992.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Conley

Jr. Mike Conley is a basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies in the National Basketball Association. They were most active from 2007 to present. Jr. was born on October 11th, 1987 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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She was most prominent from 1963 to 2006. Darlene was born on July 18th, 1934 in Chicago Heights, Illinois, U.S. She passed away on January 14th, 2007.

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Jack Conley is an actor. He has been prominent since 1992. Jack was born in 1958.

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Joe Conley was an actor. He was most prominent from 1950 to 2002. Joe was born on March 3rd, 1928 in Buffalo, New York. He breathed his last breath on July 7th, 2013.

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Earl Thomas Conley is a country music singing. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1974. Earl was born Earl Thomas Conley on October 17th, 1941.

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Brian Conley is a comedian, singer, and actor. Brian was given the name Brian Paul Conley on August 7th, 1961 in Paddington, London, England.

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How popular is the baby name Conley in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1885 5 0 5
1886 6 0 6
1892 7 0 7
1894 6 0 6
1895 5 0 5
1900 11 0 11
1902 6 0 6
1903 5 0 5
1904 5 0 5
1905 12 0 12
1906 7 0 7
1907 7 0 7
1908 5 0 5
1910 12 0 12
1911 9 0 9
1912 15 0 15
1913 18 0 18
1914 29 0 29
1915 44 0 44
1916 45 0 45
1917 38 0 38
1918 39 0 39
1919 36 0 36
1920 36 0 36
1921 39 0 39
1922 42 0 42
1923 38 0 38
1924 55 0 55
1925 44 0 44
1926 42 0 42
1927 47 0 47
1928 38 0 38
1929 48 0 48
1930 47 0 47
1931 42 0 42
1932 45 0 45
1933 43 0 43
1934 50 0 50
1935 35 0 35
1936 34 0 34
1937 28 0 28
1938 37 0 37
1939 51 0 51
1940 33 0 33
1941 37 0 37
1942 41 0 41
1943 41 0 41
1944 53 0 53
1945 37 0 37
1946 53 0 53
1947 39 0 39
1948 51 0 51
1949 51 0 51
1950 36 0 36
1951 39 0 39
1952 29 0 29
1953 38 0 38
1954 36 0 36
1955 31 0 31
1956 23 0 23
1957 28 0 28
1958 32 0 32
1959 22 0 22
1960 20 0 20
1961 17 0 17
1962 20 0 20
1963 38 5 33
1964 17 0 17
1965 23 0 23
1966 17 0 17
1967 23 0 23
1968 30 0 30
1969 19 0 19
1970 22 0 22
1971 16 0 16
1972 21 0 21
1973 27 0 27
1974 12 0 12
1975 16 0 16
1976 22 0 22
1977 8 0 8
1978 12 0 12
1979 13 0 13
1980 10 0 10
1981 17 0 17
1982 20 0 20
1983 17 0 17
1984 12 0 12
1985 9 0 9
1986 21 0 21
1987 12 0 12
1988 16 0 16
1989 14 0 14
1990 15 0 15
1991 23 5 18
1992 19 0 19
1993 20 0 20
1994 31 9 22
1995 36 10 26
1996 18 0 18
1997 34 10 24
1998 29 8 21
1999 36 5 31
2000 28 0 28
2001 28 5 23
2002 40 9 31
2003 40 7 33
2004 31 9 22
2005 36 11 25
2006 34 8 26
2007 52 14 38
2008 49 9 40
2009 58 12 46
2010 80 12 68
2011 98 21 77
2012 84 14 70
2013 77 19 58
2014 88 17 71
2015 93 18 75
2016 103 27 76
2017 103 32 71

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Popularity of Conley as a first name

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Popularity of Conley as a last name

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Common last names for Conley

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Johnson
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  • Brown
  • Moore
  • Hall
  • Blankenship
  • Cox

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Conley U.S.
  White 79.78% 64.26%
  African American 15.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Conley

People with the last name Conley are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Conley

  • How Popular is the name Conley? Conley is the 4,431st most popular name of all time. As a last name Conley was the 607th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Conley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,892 babies born with the first name Conley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Conley to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Conley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Conley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Conley is Thursday, March 27th, 1862.
  • What year had the most people named Conley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Conley was in 2011 with a total of 77 babies.
  • Random Conley Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Conley is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Conley: Your name in reverse order is Yelnoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onlcey. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Conley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 55,917 people with the last name Conley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Conley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 19 of them will have Conley as their last name.

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