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What does Connor mean?

Connor [con-nor] as a boys' name is pronounced KAH-ner. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Connor is "hound-lover".

Anglicized form of Conchobhar (Gaelic), which was the name of a legendary king of Ulster who lived at the time of Christ. See also Konnor. Irish author Conor Cruise O'Brien.

Associated with: irish, hound (wolf), legendary (mythology), king.

Variations

Connor has 4 variants: Conn, Conner, Conor and Konnor.

Connor has 2 more different relations via Konnor: Konner and Konor.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Canor, Colnor, ..

(female) Connorra, Connorri, ..

How popular is Connor?

Connor is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#1138 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

VIEW POPULARITY

Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Connor for boys. Connor entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #38 in the U.S. in 2004, and is presently at #52. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Connor name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Connor outside U.S.

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Connor and associated names. Conner (#229 via latest list), Conor (#578), Konnor (#870) and Konner (#919) are the prominent alternative forms of Connor (#52 via latest list). Usage of these relations of Connor was widespread 10 years ago (adoption of 0.7%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.5%, 27.6%). Connor has historically been the top pick of parents, though Konner has gained in usage.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Connor, Conner, Conor, Konner, Konnor in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Connor, Conor outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE CONNOR

Connor is pronounced similarly to Kenner. Other suggested similar names are Abnor, Andor, Bonnar, Bonner, Cannan, Cannon, Canon, Canyon, Castor, Channon, Chano, Chanok, Chino, Colier, Colson, Colter, Colton, Colver, Como, Con, Conal, Conall, Conan, Conant, Concord, Coney, Conlan, Conlen, Conley, Conlin, Conlon, Connal, Connell, Connie, Connlyn, Conrad, Conroy, Conway, Conwy, Cook, Coop, Cooper, Cor, Cornel, Corney, Cosmo, Coster, Cotton, Coyne, Gainor, Gaynnor (see Gaynor), Gaynor, Junior, Landor, Maynor, Meinor, Menor, Mentor, Minor, Mynor, Noor, Radnor, Ragnor, Rainor, Raynor, Sandor, Senior, Todor, Winsor and Wynfor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Connor.


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