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pinWhat does Conrad mean?

Conrad /con-rad/ [2 sylls.] 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.


Conrad has 10 variants: Con, Connie, Conrade, Conrado, Corrado, Cort, Curt, Konrad, Kort and Kurt.

Conrad has 2 more alternative forms via Konrad: Knoz and Kord.

Conrad has 1 feminine form: Conradine.

Kreatif forms: Colrad, Corad. [more]

pinHow 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)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Conrad for boys. Conrad reached its top rank of #250 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, and is presently at #649. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Conrad name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Conrad and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Conrad (#649 last year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Connie, Curt and Kurt. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5798%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.0878%, down 84.9%), with the forms Connie, Conrad, Curt and Kurt becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Conrad, Connie, Curt, Kurt in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Conrad and related baby names outside U.S.