Meaning:Lover of hounds
Connor is a boy's name of Irish origins, meaning "lover of hounds." Perfect for the dog-loving family, Connor is a classic Irish name and sits among some of the most popular boy names in English-speaking countries. In Irish folklore, dogs are a revered symbol of friendship and loyalty and were seen as a sign of good luck. Connor can be traced back to the old Irish name Conchobhar, which sports the same meaning as its anglicized version. In Irish mythology, the name was also borne by an early king of Ulster, springboarding baby Connor to power. Defined by companionship and illuminated by royalty, this name won't let you down.
Famous People Named Connor
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Connor BallBassist
- Connor CruiseSon of Tom Cruise
- Connor FieldingActor
- Connor McDavidHockey Player
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