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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Conlan

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Alt. Meaning

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

O is for original, one of a kind!

N is for nice, need I say more?

L is for love, your love of life!

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

Notable Persons Named Conlan

Conlan Carter is a retired airline pilot; former actor: combat!, the law, mr. jones on abc, pilot in command, actor, mr. jones, retiredairline pilot; formeractor: combat!, and mr. jones onabc. Conlan was given the name Chester Conlan Carter on October 3rd, 1934 in Center Ridge, Arkansas.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Conlan

Michael was born on November 19th, 1991 in Belfast.


Shane Conlan is an american football player. He was most active from 1987 to 1995. Shane was born on March 4th, 1964 in Frewsburg, New York.


Jamie was born on October 10th, 1986 in Belfast.


Jocko Conlan was a baseball player. Jocko was born on December 6th, 1899 in Chicago. He left this life on April 16th, 1989.


Luke Conlan is a soccer player for the Morecambe F.C., Burnley F.C., St Mirren F.C., Northern Ireland national under-16 football team, Northern Ireland national under-17 football team, and Northern Ireland national under-19 football team. Luke was born on October 31st, 1994 in Portaferry, Northern Ireland.


Joseph Conlan is a film score musician.


How popular is the baby name Conlan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1987 8 0 8
1988 8 0 8
1989 6 0 6
1990 7 0 7
1991 10 0 10
1992 10 0 10
1993 17 0 17
1994 18 0 18
1995 13 0 13
1996 18 0 18
1997 29 0 29
1998 28 0 28
1999 25 0 25
2000 25 0 25
2001 20 0 20
2002 33 0 33
2003 32 0 32
2004 42 0 42
2005 50 0 50
2006 46 0 46
2007 46 0 46
2008 42 0 42
2009 28 0 28
2010 31 0 31
2011 31 0 31
2012 40 0 40
2013 29 0 29
2014 24 0 24
2015 31 0 31
2016 21 0 21
2017 24 0 24

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Popularity of Conlan as a first name

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Popularity of Conlan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Conlan U.S.
  White 93.88% 64.26%
  African American 0.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Conlan

People with the last name Conlan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Conlan

  • How Popular is the name Conlan? Conlan is the 12,215th most popular name of all time. As a last name Conlan was the 14,062nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Conlan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 792 babies born with the first name Conlan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Conlan to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Conlan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Conlan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Conlan is Thursday, August 14th, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Conlan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Conlan was in 2005 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Conlan Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Conlan is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Conlan: Your name in reverse order is Nalnoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Acnnol. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Conlan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,141 people with the last name Conlan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Conlan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Conlan as their last name since less than 1 person in 137k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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