US Popularity:216
Meaning:Lover of hounds; High will; Desire
Connor is a boy's name of Irish origins, meaning "lover of hounds," "high will," or "desire." 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 Ball
  • Connor Cruise
    Son of Tom Cruise
  • Connor Fielding
  • Connor McDavid
    Hockey Player

Connor Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Connor is currently #408 on The Bump
Boy:Connor is currently #106 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Connor is currently #216 in U.S. births
Boy:Connor is currently #83 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 21
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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