US Popularity:7060
Other Origin(s):Celtic
Meaning:High and mighty; Rule of a wolf
Connell is a boy's name of Irish origin that was once the claim of many an ancient clan. Derived from the Celtic Irish surname O'Conaill from Conall, Connell retains its possible meaning "high and mighty.” Other theories suggest the meaning “rule of a wolf.” A formidable title worn with pride by three distinct lineages, Connell is perhaps linked to the ancient king Conall Gulban. The first Irish nobleman to be baptized by St. Patrick, Conall founded the kingdom of Tír Chonaill (Tirconnell), which today forms much of Donegal. His enduring legacy extends from the history pages to the legendary mythos, where he often played host to revered Fianna member Caílte mac Rónáin—the nephew of Fionn MacCumhaill. Steeped in valor and ancient lore, Connell is a name of great merit marked by Irish figures unafraid to alter the tides of their time.

Connell Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Connell is currently #3767 on The Bump
Boy:Connell is currently #2099 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Connell is currently #7060 in U.S. births
Boy:Connell is currently #3291 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 503
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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