Meaning and name origin
Conner \c(on)-ner\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Conner is "hound-lover". Conner is a variant of Connor (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized form of Conchobhar (Gaelic), which was the name of a legendary king of Ulster who lived at the time of Christ.
Conner is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#393 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Conner for boys. Conner reached its highest rank of #128 in the U.S. in 2005. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Conner and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Connor (#52), Conner (#229), Conor (#578) and Konnor (#870). (2014 statistics).