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Origin & Meaning

The name Connor is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Connor is "lover of hounds".  

It is also of Scottish origin, where its meaning is "wise" and English origin, where its meaning is "hound, wolf lover".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 52 in baby name popularity for boys with 7195 occurrences.  It ranked 5021 in popular baby names for girls with 27 occurrences. 

View the Connor Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Connor has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Connor to other names.


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Related Names

Connor is a form of the name Conchobhar.

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

The names Konna, Konnyr are all forms of Connor.

Other Tidbits

Connor falls into the animal name category.

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.

Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.