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Pronunciation

kɑnər

Origin

English

Meaning

This is an ancient Irish and Scottish boys’ name that comes straight out of Celtic legend. Its origins are in the ancient Gaelic word Conchobhar, which some say means 'hound lover' and others say is 'wisdom helper'. This was the name of Conchobar Mac Nessa, a semi-legendary king from the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. A name with a rich and inspiring heritage!

Rank in the year 2015

Conner was ranked #491 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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