Conan: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Conan

Conan

Pronunciation: KOH-nin (key)

Origin of the name Conan:

Of debated derivation and meaning, some believe Conan to be a diminutive form of the Gaelic cú (hound, dog): hence, "small hound." Others suggest that it is derived from conn (wisdom, counsel, strength).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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