Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Swarthy, coal-black, charcoal
Coley is a gender neutral name of French origin, meaning “swarthy” or “charcoal,” and is derived from the masculine moniker Nicholas. Coley also comes from the Middle English nickname Coly, a comical way of calling out a person who looked a little “coal-black” after a hard day’s work. While Coley mightn’t have the cleanest of connotations, it definitely speaks to the busy bee your little one is to become. Never afraid to get their hands dirty when there’s a job to be done, you can bet that Coley will be there to help whenever help is needed!
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