Connor - boys name

Connor name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Connor name meaning:

The name Connor is derived from the Irish Gaelic name "Conchobhar," which means "lover of wolves" or "wolf lover." In Irish mythology, the wolf was typically associated with bravery and strength, so the name Connor carries a sense of power and courage. This name is commonly used for boys and has gained popularity across different cultures.

Those with the name Connor often possess traits such as confidence, leadership, and independence. They tend to be natural-born leaders, unafraid to take charge and make difficult decisions. Connors are also known for their loyalty and protective nature, just like the wolf they are named after. They have a strong sense of justice and are willing to fight for what they believe in.

In summary, the name Connor symbolizes strength, bravery, and loyalty. It is a name that carries a sense of power and leadership, reflecting the qualities associated with the wolf.

Origin: Irish




Related names

Connor , Conchobara, Conchobarra, Conchobarre, Conner , Conor

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 180 out of 4789

293 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (64)

Historical popularity of Connor

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