Conrad: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Conrad

Conrad

Pronunciation: KAHN-rad (key)

Origin of the name Conrad:

English cognate of the Germanic Konrad, which is derived from the Old High German Kuonrat, a compound name composed of the elements kuon (bold, wise) and rat (counsel).

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When we named our son Conrad I was concerned that it may be too strong and mature-sounding for a youngster but it fits for our sweet-natured little guy perfectly.

Nicknames for Conrad: | Edit

Con, Connie, Curt, Connor, Rad, Coonrod, Comrad, Con Con, ConMan

Meanings and history of the name Conrad: | Edit

It is of Old German origin, and its meaning is "brave, bold ruler or counsel".

Famous real-life people named Conrad: | Edit

Conrad Hilton, of the Hilton business empire
Conrad Bain, Canadian-American actor.
Conrad Black, British newspaper magnate.
Conrad Dobler, retired American football offensive lineman.

Conrad in song, story & screen: | Edit

Conrad Jarrett, the main character in Judith Guest's 1976 novel Ordinary People, and Robert Redford's 1980 film adaptation.
In the musical Bye Bye Birdie, the main character/musical heartthrob Conrad Birdie has a fan club that sings an ode to him, beginning, "We love you Conrad, oh yes we do..."
Little Boy in Dr. Seuss's "The Cat in the Hat".
Conrad Shepard - character from the TV series Weeds.
Conrad Fisher - Character in the book "The Summer I Turned Pretty".

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