Meaning of Connor
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Connor has the following meaning:
A wolf-lover. "High longing".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Connor is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 47 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Connor rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 5 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 52 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Connor in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Connor is pronounced as kah-ner
Popular Variants for the name Connor: Conar
Common nicknames for the name Connor are: Con, Connie
We think the name Connor should fall under the following style category: Celtic
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Connor to be: An athletic and fun person
In one word, you might describe Connor as a(n) "athletic
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The names of some famous persons by the name Connor
(or its variants) are:Conor Cruise O'Brien
, born on 3 November , a famous military. Conor Cruise O'Brien's background: An Irish politician, writer and academic.James Connor Robertson
, born on 10 September, a famous athlete. James Connor Robertson's background: A right-handed pitcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks' minor-league systemSarah Connor
, born on 13 June, a famous singer. Sarah Connor's background: A German singer-songwriter and dancer. Following major international success with her single “From Sarah with Love”, a series of hit singles and records established her position as one of the most successful German pop vocalists to emerge in the early 2000s.