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Pronunciation

kɑnər

Origin

English, Irish

Meaning

An original Irish and Scottish boys’ name, Connor is straight out of Celtic legend. It's derived from the ancient Gaelic word Conchobhar or 'hound lover' and was the name of a king in Irish mythology. The ‘or’ ending for Connor is considered a classic form of the name and it has also led to the cute little nicknames Ron and Nono!

Rank in the year 2015

Connor was ranked #77 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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