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Popularity
51k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Conner

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192k Connor (Irish)
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How popular is the baby name Conner in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 9 0 9
1916 8 0 8
1917 11 0 11
1919 11 0 11
1920 6 0 6
1921 6 0 6
1922 6 0 6
1923 9 0 9
1925 5 0 5
1926 8 0 8
1929 8 0 8
1930 9 0 9
1931 9 0 9
1932 6 0 6
1933 7 0 7
1934 6 0 6
1935 5 0 5
1937 8 0 8
1941 8 0 8
1942 6 0 6
1943 6 0 6
1944 7 0 7
1945 7 0 7
1947 5 0 5
1948 5 0 5
1951 5 0 5
1953 10 0 10
1954 8 0 8
1957 7 0 7
1959 5 0 5
1961 5 0 5
1963 6 0 6
1965 6 0 6
1967 6 0 6
1968 7 0 7
1969 7 0 7
1971 6 0 6
1972 5 0 5
1976 5 0 5
1978 15 0 15
1979 16 0 16
1980 12 0 12
1981 24 0 24
1982 11 0 11
1983 27 0 27
1984 33 0 33
1985 44 0 44
1986 41 0 41
1987 134 0 134
1988 175 0 175
1989 190 0 190
1990 268 6 262
1991 493 25 468
1992 964 52 912
1993 1,359 67 1,292
1994 1,366 74 1,292
1995 1,526 66 1,460
1996 1,634 74 1,560
1997 1,795 68 1,727
1998 1,834 58 1,776
1999 1,932 50 1,882
2000 1,908 29 1,879
2001 1,855 23 1,832
2002 1,941 15 1,926
2003 2,694 17 2,677
2004 3,054 49 3,005
2005 3,225 22 3,203
2006 2,862 15 2,847
2007 2,632 5 2,627
2008 2,429 11 2,418
2009 2,493 0 2,493
2010 2,442 6 2,436
2011 2,176 7 2,169
2012 1,910 11 1,899
2013 1,701 9 1,692
2014 1,638 8 1,630
2015 1,408 8 1,400

Fun Facts about the name Conner

  • How many people with the first name Conner have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,530 babies born with the first name Conner in the United States. That's more than enough people named Conner to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Conner? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Conner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Conner is Sunday, May 7th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Conner born? The highest recorded use of the first name Conner was in 2005 with a total of 3,203 babies. That's a lot of babies named Conner!
  • Random Conner Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Conner ranks 98th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 13 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Conner: Your name in reverse order is Rennoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rcnneo. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Conner" mean? The list below shows the origins of Conner as well as things modernly associated with the name Conner such as celebrities named Conner.

Origin and Meaning of Conner

The name "Conner" is of Irish origin, and it means "Wolf lover". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Con"ner
A marine European fish (Crenilabrus melops); also, the related American cunner. See Cunner.

Etymology: Cf. Cunner

  1. A occupational surname​ from Middle English connere, cunnere "inspector (of weighs and measures)".
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Other Inspirations for the Name Conner

Conner Kent
Conner Peterson
Conner Eldridge
Conner Bowman Funeral Home
Conner O'malley

Alternative Meanings

Cis for complete, nothing further needed here.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Nis for narrator, tell many stories

Eis for expert, in your chosen career

Ris for rich, in the love from others

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