What does Conner mean?
Conner /con-ner/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the name Conner means "hound-lover". Conner is a variant transcription of Connor (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized transcription of Conchobhar (Gaelic). Compare surname Konner.
Conner▲ has 1 more alternative form via Connor: Conn.Kreatif forms: Colner, Connerry, Conria. [more]
How popular is Conner?
Conner is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#480 out of 150436, 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 the year 2003 (usage of 0.6335%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.5678%, down 10.4%). 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)