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What does Conor mean?

Conor Pronunciation of Conor [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: hound (wolf).


Conor has 2 variants: Conner and Konnor.

1 more alternative form via Connor: Conn.

Creative forms:
(male) Color, Coor, ..

(female) Concor, Conrea, ..

Middle name pairings:
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?

with its source form and related boy names. Connor (#54 in 2015), Conner (#256) and Konnor (#851) are the prominent varying forms of Conor (#477 in 2015). 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 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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