Worley name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Worley mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Worley

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from North Carolina, U.S., the name Worley means "Meadow where the grouse live".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Worley

Notable Persons Named Worley

Worley Thorne

Worley Bassett Edwards

Worley was born on September 5th, 1850 in London. Worley is also known as Edwards and Worley Basset. He breathed his last breath on June 1st, 1927.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Worley

Notable Persons With the Last Name Worley

Jo Anne Worley

Jo Anne Worley is an actress, comedienne, singer, and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1955. Jo was born on September 6th, 1937 in Lowell, Indiana, U.S.

Darryl Worley

Darryl Worley is a country music singer-songwriter. He plays Acoustic guitar and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Darryl was given the name Darryl Wade Worley on October 31st, 1964 in Memphis, Tennessee.

Harry Worley

Harry Worley is a soccer player for the Hartlepool United F.C., Stockport County F.C., Chelsea F.C., Doncaster Rovers F.C., Carlisle United F.C., Leicester City F.C., Luton Town F.C., Crewe Alexandra F.C., Oxford United F.C., Newport County A.F.C., and Stevenage F.C. Harry was born on November 25th, 1988 in Warrington, England.

Justin Worley

Justin Worley is a football player. Justin was born on November 20th, 1992 in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Becky Worley

Becky Worley is a television host. Becky was born on February 4th, 1971.

Vance Worley

Vance Worley is a baseball player for the Baltimore Orioles. Vance was born on September 25th, 1987 in Sacramento, California.

  • Tessa Worley
  • Tim Worley
    Football Player
  • Kenneth Lee Worley
    Military Person
  • Barbara Worley
  • Robert Worley
  • Charles Worley

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Worley U.S.
  White 89.62% 64.26%
  African American 5.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.64% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Worley

People with the last name Worley are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Worley

  • How Popular is the name Worley? Worley is the 13,284th most popular name of all time. As a last name Worley was the 1,370th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Worley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 730 babies born with the first name Worley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Worley to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Worley? 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 Worley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Worley is Thursday, August 1st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Worley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Worley was in 1920 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Worley Factoid: According to the 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Worley is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name in 1931.
  • Weird things about the name Worley: The name spelled backwards is Yelrow. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rewloy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Worley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 25,758 people with the last name Worley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Worley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Worley as their last name.
  • Worley name meaning

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