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Connor

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1913 7 0 7
1915 8 0 8
1916 6 0 6
1917 5 0 5
1919 5 0 5
1920 10 0 10
1921 9 0 9
1922 6 0 6
1923 7 0 7
1924 9 0 9
1927 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5
1937 6 0 6
1938 7 0 7
1939 5 0 5
1941 5 0 5
1942 6 0 6
1943 6 0 6
1945 5 0 5
1946 6 0 6
1947 5 0 5
1948 8 0 8
1949 9 0 9
1950 6 0 6
1951 6 0 6
1953 5 0 5
1954 5 0 5
1955 9 0 9
1957 8 0 8
1960 10 0 10
1961 5 0 5
1962 5 0 5
1963 5 0 5
1964 9 0 9
1965 7 0 7
1966 10 0 10
1967 9 0 9
1968 10 0 10
1969 17 0 17
1970 10 0 10
1971 17 0 17
1972 17 0 17
1973 7 0 7
1974 12 0 12
1975 20 0 20
1976 16 0 16
1977 27 0 27
1978 57 0 57
1979 64 0 64
1980 82 6 76
1981 95 0 95
1982 87 0 87
1983 140 0 140
1984 155 0 155
1985 175 0 175
1986 279 5 274
1987 588 8 580
1988 790 7 783
1989 949 15 934
1990 1,383 7 1,376
1991 2,515 54 2,461
1992 4,738 134 4,604 #80 boy name
1993 6,573 122 6,451 #57 boy name
1994 6,446 131 6,315 #59 boy name
1995 6,739 123 6,616 #55 boy name
1996 7,037 126 6,911 #53 boy name
1997 7,274 133 7,141 #52 boy name
1998 7,998 93 7,905 #47 boy name
1999 7,671 75 7,596 #48 boy name
2000 7,591 63 7,528 #50 boy name
2001 8,129 48 8,081 #49 boy name
2002 8,452 43 8,409 #47 boy name
2003 9,709 40 9,669 #43 boy name
2004 10,114 67 10,047 #38 boy name
2005 9,347 29 9,318 #48 boy name
2006 8,697 31 8,666 #53 boy name
2007 8,339 18 8,321 #55 boy name
2008 7,827 16 7,811 #57 boy name
2009 8,114 18 8,096 #52 boy name
2010 8,060 13 8,047 #49 boy name
2011 7,412 11 7,401 #54 boy name
2012 6,983 13 6,970 #59 boy name
2013 7,108 9 7,099 #56 boy name
2014 7,242 27 7,215 #52 boy name
2015 6,750 21 6,729 #54 boy name

Fun Facts about the name Connor

  • How many people with the first name Connor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 192,112 babies born with the first name Connor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Connor to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Connor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Connor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Connor is Thursday, October 8th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Connor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Connor was in 2004 with a total of 10,047 babies. That's a lot of babies named Connor!
  • Random Connor Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Connor ranks 28th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 29 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Connor: Your name in reverse order is Ronnoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ocrnon. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Connor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 29,346 people with the last name Connor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Connor? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Connor as their last name.

Where is the name Connor popular?

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Popularity of Connor as a first name

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Popularity of Connor as a last name

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Common last names for Connor

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Connor U.S.
  White 81.54% 64.26%
  African American 12.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Connor

People with the last name Connor are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Connor

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

The first name is from Irish Conchúr, from Old Irish Conchobar (“lover of hounds”). The surname is from Irish Ó Conchúir (“descendant of Conchúr”).

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name, an American spelling variant of Conor.

Notable Persons With the Name Connor

Connor Mcdavid

Connor Mcdavid is a hockey player for the Edmonton Oilers in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2015 to present. Connor was born on January 13th, 1997 in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

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Connor Paolo

Connor Paolo is an actor. He was most active from 2002 to present. Connor was born on July 11th, 1990 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Connor Cook

Connor Cook is a football player. Connor was born on January 29th, 1993 in Hinckley, Ohio.

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Connor Jessup

Connor Jessup is an actor. He was most active from 2005 to present. Connor was born on June 23rd, 1994 in Toronto.

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Connor Michalek

Connor Michalek was a famed human. Connor was born Connor Michalek on November 30th, 2005. He died on April 25th, 2014.

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Connor Hawke

Connor Hawke is a comics character.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Connor

Sarah Jeanette Connor

Sarah Jeanette Connor is a fictional character. Sarah is also known as Sarah Baum, Sarah Reese, Suzanne Krieger, Karen, and Sarah Gale.

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Bull Connor

Bull Connor was a Birmingham Commissioner of Public Safety, BirminghamCommissioner of Public Safety, and 12th President of theAlabama Public Service Commission. Bull was born on July 11th, 1897 in Selma, Alabama, U.S. He died on March 10th, 1973.

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Kenneth Connor

Kenneth Connor was an actor. He was most active from 1920 to present. Kenneth was born on June 6th, 1918 in Islington, London, England. He breathed his last breath on November 28th, 1993.

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John Connor

John Connor is a student. John is also known as John Reese and John Baum.

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Sarah Connor

Sarah Connor is a contemporary r&b and soul music musician. She has been prominent since 2001. Sarah was given the name Sarah Marianne Corina Lewe on June 13th, 1980 in Hamburg, Germany.

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Jon Connor

Jon Connor is a hip hop music rapping, record producer, and singer-songwriter. His ongoing career started in 2005. Jon was given the name Jon Kevin Freeman, Jr. on April 13th, 1985.

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  • Chris Connor
    (singer)
  • Roger Connor
    (baseball player)
  • Patrick Edward Connor
    (california rangers)
  • Dan Connor
    (athlete)
  • Terry Connor
    (soccer player)
  • Michael L. Connor
    (United States Deputy Secretary of the Interior)
  • Ralph Connor
    (writer)
  • Tommie Connor
    (influential individual)
  • Peter Spencer Connor
    (military person)
  • John T. Connor
    (office holder)
  • Toy Connor
    (actor)
  • Michael J. Connor
    (leading somebody)
  • Sean Connor
    (soccer manager)
  • William Durward Connor
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What does the name Connor mean?

Cis for complete, nothing further needed here.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Nis for noble, your regal bearing.

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

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