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Conor

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22k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
158
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Conor

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

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From Irish Conchúr, from Old Irish Conchobar.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Conor

Conor was born on July 14th, 1988 in Dublin, Ireland.

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Conor Maynard is a pop music and contemporary r&b singer-songwriter and singing. He was most active from 2008 to present. Conor was born on November 21st, 1992 in Brighton.

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Conor Oberst is an indie rock, emo, and folk music musician. He plays Collings Guitars. His ongoing career started in 1993. Conor was given the name Conor Mullen Oberst on February 15th, 1980 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.

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Conor Washington is a soccer player for the Queens Park Rangers F.C., St Ives Town F.C., Newport County A.F.C., and Peterborough United F.C. Conor was born on May 18th, 1992 in Chatham, England.

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Conor Woodman is an economist, author, and television presenter. Conor was born on March 21st, 1974 in Galway, Ireland.

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Conor Cruise O'Brien was a Senator, Minister for Posts, Telegraphs, Teachta Dála, MEP for Ireland, Seanad Éireann, List of members of the European Parliament for Ireland, and 1973. Conor was born on November 3rd, 1917 in Dublin, Ireland. He breathed his last breath on December 18th, 2008.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Conor

William was born in 1881. He breathed his last breath in 1968.

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Harry Conor was an actor and comedian. Harry was born in 1856. He breathed his last breath in 1931.

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Aldrick Conor is an athlete for the SV River Plate Aruba.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 7 0 7
1962 11 0 11
1963 8 0 8
1964 10 0 10
1965 10 0 10
1966 10 0 10
1967 7 0 7
1968 7 0 7
1969 11 0 11
1970 12 0 12
1971 8 0 8
1972 7 0 7
1973 12 0 12
1974 8 0 8
1975 5 0 5
1976 29 0 29
1977 82 0 82
1978 150 0 150
1979 170 0 170
1980 198 0 198
1981 206 0 206
1982 221 0 221
1983 194 0 194
1984 214 0 214
1985 199 0 199
1986 254 0 254
1987 356 0 356
1988 412 0 412
1989 422 0 422
1990 466 0 466
1991 701 0 701
1992 934 10 924
1993 1,263 13 1,250
1994 875 9 866
1995 850 0 850
1996 839 10 829
1997 831 5 826
1998 817 6 811
1999 723 5 718
2000 731 5 726
2001 707 6 701
2002 675 0 675
2003 648 0 648
2004 571 0 571
2005 514 0 514
2006 519 0 519
2007 528 0 528
2008 528 0 528
2009 524 0 524
2010 489 0 489
2011 471 0 471
2012 446 0 446
2013 451 0 451
2014 479 0 479
2015 624 0 624
2016 1,082 0 1,082

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Popularity of Conor as a first name

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Popularity of Conor as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Conor U.S.
  White 67.72% 64.26%
  African American 22.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Conor

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

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Fun Facts about the name Conor

  • How Popular is the name Conor? Conor is the 1,611th most popular name of all time. As a last name Conor was the 111,426th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Conor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,526 babies born with the first name Conor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Conor to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Conor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Conor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Conor is Thursday, September 16th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Conor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Conor was in 1993 with a total of 1,250 babies. That's a lot of babies named Conor!
  • Random Conor Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Conor ranks 88th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 18 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Conor: Your name in reverse order is Ronoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Noocr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Conor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 158 people with the last name Conor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Conor? Conor is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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