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Gender Masculine
Language(s) English
Language(s) Irish
Word/name Conchobhar
Meaning lover of hounds
Other names
Variant form(s) Connor, Conner

Conor is a male given name that comes from the Irish name Conchobhar/Conchubhar or from the name Conaire, found in Irish legend as the name of the high king Conaire Mór and other heroes. It is popular in the English-speaking world. Conor has recently become a popular name in North America and in Great Britain, although outside Ireland the name is often spelled Connor, Conner and sometimes Konnor.[1]

Notable people sharing the name Conor include


  1. ^ Stafford, Diane (2005). 50,001 Best Baby Names. Sourcebooks. p. 147. ISBN 978-1-4022-0498-2. 

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