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Connor Meaning


What does Connor mean?

The name Connor is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Connor is "hound lover".

Connor is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Co-nnor.

The Given Name Connor

Connor is the anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Conchobhar meaning "dog lover" or "wolf lover". Popular for centuries, the name has been borne by several Irish kings.

In Irish mythology, Conchobhar (Connor) MacNessa is the legendary king of Ulster.

Connor falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Connor Barwin.

Connor Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 57 in baby name popularity for boys with 6,058 occurrences. It ranked 5,152 in baby name popularity for girls with 25 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 56 in baby name popularity for boys with 6,404 occurrences. It ranked 5,525 in baby name popularity for girls with 23 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Connor has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Connor Name Popularity Page.

Connor Related Names

Connor is a form of Conchobhar.

Variants of the name Connor include Conner, Conor, Konner, Konnor.

The names Konna, Konnyr are all forms of Connor.

Famous Connors

  • Connor Barwin ~ Football Player

Connor Numerology

What will your new littleConnor be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Connor Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Connor in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Connor.

Just for fun, see the name Connor in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Connor in Nautical Flags page.