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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Schley

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Schley

Winfield Scott Schley is a military person. His military service ended in 1901.


Jakob was born on July 26th, 1715. He died on February 12th, 1779.


Julian Larcombe Schley is a panama canal zone. His military service ended in 1941.


Werner Schley was a soccer player for the FC Nordstern Basel, FC Basel, Grasshopper Club Zürich, FC Zürich, and Switzerland national football team. Werner was born on January 25th, 1935 in Basel. He died on May 30th, 2007.


Craig was born on September 23rd, 1963.



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Popularity of Schley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Schley U.S.
  White 80.24% 64.26%
  African American 15.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.75% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Schley

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

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Fun Facts about the name Schley

  • How Popular is the name Schley? Schley is the 74,884th most popular name of all time. As a last name Schley was the 12,782nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Schley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Schley in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Schley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Schley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Schley is Wednesday, July 22nd, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Schley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Schley was in 1898 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Schley: Your name in reverse order is Yelhcs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hseylc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Schley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,414 people with the last name Schley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Schley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Schley as their last name since less than 1 person in 122k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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