What does Conway mean?
Conway [con-way] as a boys' name is pronounced KAHN-way. It is of Welsh, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Conway is "holy river; hound of the plain". Place name and surname. Musician Conway Twitty.
Conway has 1 variant: Conwy.Creative forms:
(male) Corway, Coway, ..
(female) Concay, Conna, .. Middle name pairings:
Conway Jaylen (C.J.), ..
How popular is Conway?
Conway is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#719 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Conway reached its peak position of #1183 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Conway is alike in pronunciation to Coney, Connie▼ and Kenway. Other suggested similar names are Canaday, Canady, Canbey (see Canby), Canby, Cannan, Choncey, Cobby, Cobey, Cobham, Coby▼, Codey▼, Cody▼, Cokely, Colan, Colas, Colbey, Colby▼, Coley, Colla, Collby, Colley, Colwin, Colwyn, Con, Conal, Conan, Conant, Conlan, Conlen, Conley, Conn, Connal, Conner, Connlyn, Connor▲, Conor, Conrad, Conrade, Conrado, Conroy, Corby, Cordas, Corday, Corey▼, Corley, Corney, Correy, Corry, Corty, Corwan, Corwin, Cory▼, Costa, Coty▼, Covey, Covvey (see Covey), Cowal, Cowan, Cowrey (see Cowrie), Cowry, Coxey, Coy▼, Coyan, Cronan, Dontay, Finlay, Johntay, Linsay, Montay, Moray, Rojay and Sanjay. These names tend to be more commonly used than Conway.See names in meaning and etymology.