Conor: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Conor

Conor

Pronunciation: KAH-ner (key)

Origin of the name Conor:

Anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic Conchobhar, a compound name composed of the elements conn (wisdom, counsel, strength) or con (hound, dog) and cobhair (aid). “High, will, desire” and “hound lover” are other definitions attributed to the name. Var: Conner.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Connor, Conner

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The most popular form in Ireland. Considered the traditional anglicization, not Connor.

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Conor Maynard, English Singer
Conor Oberst, American singer/songwriter/poet
Conor Clapton, son of singer Eric Clapton, whose tragic death at age four inspired the song "Tears in Heaven".

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Conor with the one n spelling was popularized by the late Heath Ledger's lead Character in the TV Series ROAR
Conor Barry character played by Kevin Connolly, "He's Just Not That Into You" movie, 2009
Conor Grogan, son of Josh Grogan, in "Marley & Me" movie, 2008
Conor James, a character in the 2006 movie "Poseidon". He was the youngest of the survivors.

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