Origin:Irish
Popularity:129
Meaning:hound-lover
A classic Irish name, Connor is among the most popular boys' names in the English-speaking world. Easy to pronounce, the name has multiple spelling variations regarding its Ns and Os, the latter O often being replaced by an E. Indie rocker Conor Oberst, Gossip Girl actor Connor Paolo and NHL center Connor McDavid all bolster the name’s reputation as a leading man among options for boys. Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise chose the name for their son in 1992.

Famous Connors

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Connor Ball
    Bassist
  • Connor Cruise
    Son of Tom Cruise
  • Connor Fielding
    Actor
  • Connor McDavid
    Hockey Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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