Meaning and name origin
Conrad \c(o)-nrad, con-rad\ as a boy's name is pronounced KAHN-rad. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Conrad is "brave, bold ruler or counsel". Usual English spelling of Konrad. The name of nine saints, including a 10th-century bishop of Constance, and several German kings in the Middle Ages. Modern use in the English-speaking world is an import from Germany since the 19th century. Anthropologist Konrad Lorenz; hotelier Conrad Hilton; author Joseph Conrad.
There is 1 feminine form of Conrad: Conradine.
Conrad is a very popular first name for males (#456 out of 1220, Top 37%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#927 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Conrad for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Conrad and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Conrad (#649), Kurt, Connie and Curt. (2014 statistics).