What does Con mean?
Con [con] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Con) is of Old German and Latin derivation, and the name Con means "hound, wolf; high; brave, bold ruler or counsel; horn". Con is a variant form of Conan (English, Irish, Gaelic): anglicized variant of Conán (Celtic). Con is also a variation of Conrad (Old German): usual English spelling of Konrad. Con is also used as a derivative of Cornelius (Latin).
Con has 1 variant: Conn.Creative forms:
(male) Caon, Gann, ..
(female) Cona, Coni, .. Middle name pairings:
Con Dashiell (C.D.), ..
How popular is Con?
Con is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#70052 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Con entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #1763 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Con listed in the Top 2000 are Conan, Connie, Conrad (#625 a year ago), Cornel, Cornelius (#1204), Cort and Curt. These forms of Con were favored by parents in the 1880s (median #1247) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1728, 77.1% less usage).
Con is pronounced similarly to Cain▲, Caine, Cowan, Coyan, Coyne, Kahn, Kain, Kane▲, Kean, Keen, Ken▼, Kenn, Keon, Khan, Kian▲ and Quin. Other recommended names are Cob, Coe, Col, Cor, Cox, Coy▼, Don▼, Eon, Ion, Jon▼, Lon▼, Ron▼, Ton and Von. These names tend to be more commonly used than Con.See names in meaning and etymology.