What does Conrad mean?
Conrad [con-rad] as a boys' 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.
1 more alternative form via Konrad: Kord.
1 feminine form: Conradine.Creative forms:
(male) Corad, Cosrad, ..
(female) Conradi, .. Middle name pairings:
Conrad Camilo (C.C.), ..
How popular is Conrad?
Conrad is a very popular first name for men (#456 out of 1220, Top 37%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#786 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Conrad reached its top rank of #251 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, and is presently at #625. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Conrad (#625 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Con, Connie, Conrado, Cort, Curt, Konrad (#1932 last year) and Kurt (#1414). These forms of Conrad were popular with parents during 1960-1969 (average #1106) and have become significantly less conventional since, with forms such as Kurt becoming less fashionable.
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