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What does Konrad mean?

Konrad Pronunciation of Konrad [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.

Associated with: advisor (counsel), old.


Konrad has 3 variants: Knoz, Kord and Kort.

Affiliated boy name: Curt.

3 more alternative forms via Conrad: Conrade, Conrado and Corrado.

Creative forms:
(male) Kenrad, Konnard, ..

(female) Konka, ..

Middle name pairings:
Konrad Charles (K.C.), ..

How popular is Konrad?

Konrad is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9982 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Konrad entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1383 in the U.S. in 1996, and is presently at #1932. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Konrad name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Konrad (#1932 from recent data) are Conrad (#625 from recent data), Conrado and Curt. Other variants, like Conrade, are seldom used. These forms of Konrad were at the height of their popularity in the 1930s (adoption of 0.05%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 0.03%, 47% less), with the form Curt becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Konrad, Conrad, Conrado, Curt in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Brad, Ellrad (see Elrad), Elrad, Fouad, Garrad, Jarad, Jarrad, Jerad, Jerrad, Kaird, Kana, Kannan, Kanoa, Karam, Keiran, Kenan, Kendal, Kennady, Kennan, Kennard, Kenrik, Kentan (see Kenton), Kenward, Kenway, Kieran, Kincaid, Kinkade, Kinnard, Kiran, Knoa, Knud, Koa, Kodiak, Konner, Konnor, Konor, Koren, Korey, Kori, Korin, Korrey (see Kory), Korrin, Korry, Kory, Kostas, Kram, Kyran, Meinrad and Sinbad. These names tend to be more commonly used than Konrad.

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