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Meaning

The name Connor has the following meaning:

A wolf-lover. "High longing".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.

Popularity

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.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Connor is pronounced as kah-ner

Origins

Connor originates from the Gaelic language.

See other suggested Gaelic boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Connor and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Connor: Boys - Ian, Kendrick, Larkin, Girls - Ena, Mckayla, Shaylee, Both genders - Kennedy, Kevin

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Connor: Conar, Coner, Conir, Connar, Conner (English), Connir, Connur, Connyr, Conor (Irish), Conur, Conyr, Konar, Koner, Konir, Konnar, Konner (Gaelic), Konnir, Konnor (English), Konnur, Konnyr, Konor (Irish), Konur, Konyr

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Connor are: Con, Connie

Style

We think the name Connor should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Impression

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" person.

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Famous persons

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 system

Sarah 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.
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