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What does Conor mean?

Conor Pronunciation of Conor as a boys' name. The meaning of Conor is "hound-lover". Conor is a version of Connor (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized variation of Conchobhar (Gaelic).

ASSOCIATED WITH Con-, hound (wolf)


VARIANTS Konnor, Conner


(male) Coor, ..

(female) Concor, ..

Conor Melvin (C.M.), ..

How popular is Conor?

Conor is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#105374 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Conor entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #232 in the U.S. in 1993, and is currently at #477. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

Connor (#54 IN 2015), Conner (#256) and Konnor (#851) are the prominent varying forms of Conor (#477). Usage of these forms of Conor was widespread among parents in 2004 (USAGE OF 0.7%) and is somewhat less today (USAGE 0.47%, 32% LESS). Konnor and Connor are two of the more fashionable birth names in this list.

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

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

Similar Names

Conor is alike in pronunciation to Konner and Konor. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abnor, Canon, Como, Con, Conal, Conan, Concord, Coney, Conlon, Conroy, Conwy, Cook, Coop, Cor, Menor, Minor, Mynor, Noor and Todor. Like Conor, these names are not commonly used.

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