Cowley Family History & Genealogy

Find Cowley records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Cowley records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Cowley records

Latest Cowley photos

These photos were uploaded by members of the Cowley community on AncientFaces.

Cowley Surname History

The family history of the Cowley last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to this genealogy of the Cowley:

  • Cowley family history
  • Cowley country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
  • Cowley last name meaning & etymology
  • Cowley spelling & pronunciation
  • genealogy and family tree

Edit this page

Cowley Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The Cowley name comes from Isle of Man.  My mother said the family were from England.

Cowley Meaning & Etymology

No one has submitted information on Cowley meaning and etymology. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the meaning of Cowley. The following is speculative information about Cowley. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The meaning of Cowley come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. A lot of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Cowley are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

Cowley Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

No one has added information on Cowley spellings or pronunciations. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Cowley. The following is speculative information about Cowley. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

In early history when few people could write, names such as Cowley were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Cowley. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Cowley surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Cowley change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time.

Last names similar to Cowley

Cowley-bavaro Cowley-havel Cowleyjohn Cowleykevin Cowleystephen Cowleywharton Cowlf Cowlfield Cowlham Cowlick Cowlie Cowlier Cowlies Cowliff Cowlig Cowlin Cowlind Cowling Cowlinger Cowlingjoseph

Cowley Family Tree

Find Cowley records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Cowley records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Cowley records

Here are a few of the Cowley genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Cowleys

Famous People named Cowley

No has submitted any famous Cowleys yet. Click here to add your own.