Meaning and Name Origin
Konrad \k(o)-nrad, kon-rad\ as a boys' name is pronounced KAHN-rad. It is of Polish and German origin, and the meaning of Konrad is "bold advisor". Variant of Conrad (Old German) "courageous advice". Anthropologist Konrad Lorenz.
For more information, see also the related boy name Curt.
Konrad is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9114 out of 88799, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Konrad and related names. Prominent related forms of Konrad (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Conrad (#649 last year), Kurt, Curt and Connie. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 and have become much less widespread since, with the forms Curt, Connie, Kurt and Conrad becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)