Popularity:4391
Origin:Welsh
Meaning:Holy river; hound of the plain
Conway is a boy's name of Welsh, Irish, and Gaelic origins, meaning "holy river" and "hound of the plain." Stirring up imagery of sacred and healing waters, Conway is an attractive choice for parents who wish to pay tribute to their habitat. A familiar surname among Irish homes, Conway is thought to drive from the Irish word Mac Connmhaigh or Mac Connbhuidhe, translating to "yellow hound." A canine-inspired definition that's sure to lure the dog-loving parent, Conway is a sure contender for your little pet.

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