What does Conner mean?
Conner \c(on)-ner\ as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the name Conner means "hound-lover". Conner is a variant of Connor (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized form of Conchobhar (Gaelic). Very popular as a name for newborns.
Conner▲ has 1 more alternative form via Connor: Conn.
Conner is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#393 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Conner for boys. Conner entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #128 in the U.S. in 2005, and is currently at #229. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Connor (#52 a year ago), Conor (#578) and Konnor (#870) are the prominent alternative forms of Conner (#229 a year ago). These boy names were at the top of their popularity in 2003 and are somewhat less popular today. Conner (#229), Connor (#52) and Conor (#578) are three of the more trendy boy names among these. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Conner and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)