Conor

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Conor
GenderMasculine
Language(s)English
Origin
Language(s)Irish
Word/nameConchobhar
Conchubhar
Conaire
Meaninglover of hounds
Other names
Variant form(s)Connor, Conner

Conor is a male given name of Irish origin. The meaning of the name is "Lover of Wolves" or "Lover of Hounds". 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. Some alternative spellings for the name are often spelled Connor, Conner and sometimes Konnor.[1]

The name is occasionally also used as a female given name.

Notable people named Conor[edit]

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References[edit]

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