Conrad

First Name
34k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
41k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Conrad

"Conrad" is a name of English origin, and it means "Bold Counsel". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. English novelist (born in Poland) noted for sea stories and for his narrative technique (1857-1924)
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A variant of Konrad, from Proto-Germanic *kōniz (“bold, brave”) + *rēdą (“counsel”). Cognate of Dutch Koenraad.

  1. A male given name.

Conrad was also found in the following language(s): Catalan

Notable Persons Named Conrad

Conrad Hilton was a hotelier. Conrad was given the name Conrad Nicholson Hilton on December 25th, 1887. He left this life on January 3rd, 1979.

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Robert Conrad is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1957 to 2002. Robert was given the name Conrad Robert Norton Falk on March 1st, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Conrad Ricamora is an actor and singer. He has had major accomplishments since 2006. Conrad was given the name Conrad Wayne Ricamora on February 17th, 1979 in Santa Maria, California.

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Conrad Vernon is a director, storyboard artist, writer, voice actor, film director, and voice acting. His ongoing career started in 1991. Conrad was born on July 11th, 1968 in Lubbock, Texas.

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Conrad Anker is a rock climber, mountaineer, author, rock climbing, and mountaineering. Conrad was born on November 27th, 1962 in California.

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Conrad Veidt was an actor. He was most active from 1917 to 1943. Conrad was given the name Hans Walter Konrad Weidt on January 22nd, 1893 in Berlin. He breathed his last breath on April 3rd, 1943.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Conrad

Lauren Conrad is a fashion designer, author, and television personality. She was most active from 2004 to present. Lauren was given the name Lauren Katherine Conrad on February 1st, 1986 in Laguna Beach, California, U.S.

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Joseph Conrad was a fiction novelist, short-story writer, and short story. He was most active from 1895 to 1923. Joseph was given the name Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski on December 3rd, 1857 in Terekhove near Berdychiv, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire. He left this life on August 3rd, 1924.

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Robert Conrad is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1957 to 2002. Robert was given the name Conrad Robert Norton Falk on March 1st, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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William Conrad was an actor, director, producer, voice actor, and television program. His career lasted from 1945 to 1993. William was given the name John William Cann Jr. on September 27th, 1920. He left this life on February 11th, 1994.

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Kimberley Conrad is a model. Kimberley was born on August 6th, 1962 in Moulton, Alabama.

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Jr. Charles "Pete" Conrad is a naval aviation and test pilot.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 41 0 41
1881 32 0 32
1882 47 0 47
1883 38 0 38
1884 49 0 49
1885 39 0 39
1886 50 0 50
1887 38 0 38
1888 44 0 44
1889 37 0 37
1890 44 0 44
1891 43 0 43
1892 43 0 43
1893 39 0 39
1894 40 0 40
1895 34 0 34
1896 42 0 42
1897 31 0 31
1898 41 0 41
1899 25 0 25
1900 41 0 41
1901 36 0 36
1902 38 0 38
1903 30 0 30
1904 23 0 23
1905 38 0 38
1906 44 0 44
1907 33 0 33
1908 38 0 38
1909 42 0 42
1910 53 0 53
1911 70 0 70
1912 133 0 133
1913 159 0 159
1914 246 0 246
1915 331 0 331
1916 353 0 353
1917 308 0 308
1918 323 0 323
1919 269 0 269
1920 300 0 300
1921 325 5 320
1922 333 0 333
1923 354 0 354
1924 387 0 387
1925 389 0 389
1926 396 0 396
1927 380 6 374
1928 438 0 438
1929 444 0 444
1930 506 0 506
1931 584 0 584
1932 528 5 523
1933 493 0 493
1934 500 0 500
1935 460 0 460
1936 435 0 435
1937 418 0 418
1938 438 0 438
1939 349 0 349
1940 376 0 376
1941 407 0 407
1942 476 0 476
1943 452 0 452
1944 361 0 361
1945 332 0 332
1946 367 0 367
1947 417 0 417
1948 416 0 416
1949 352 0 352
1950 384 0 384
1951 409 0 409
1952 396 0 396
1953 390 0 390
1954 405 0 405
1955 384 0 384
1956 348 0 348
1957 320 0 320
1958 323 0 323
1959 294 0 294
1960 281 0 281
1961 275 0 275
1962 251 0 251
1963 274 0 274
1964 252 0 252
1965 227 0 227
1966 262 0 262
1967 237 0 237
1968 237 0 237
1969 223 0 223
1970 227 0 227
1971 261 0 261
1972 230 0 230
1973 172 0 172
1974 162 0 162
1975 162 0 162
1976 169 0 169
1977 179 0 179
1978 184 0 184
1979 207 0 207
1980 211 0 211
1981 185 0 185
1982 232 0 232
1983 212 0 212
1984 223 0 223
1985 223 0 223
1986 251 0 251
1987 232 0 232
1988 268 0 268
1989 280 0 280
1990 266 0 266
1991 287 0 287
1992 276 0 276
1993 297 0 297
1994 295 0 295
1995 279 0 279
1996 244 0 244
1997 280 0 280
1998 298 0 298
1999 295 0 295
2000 248 0 248
2001 265 0 265
2002 232 0 232
2003 263 0 263
2004 254 0 254
2005 222 0 222
2006 263 0 263
2007 261 0 261
2008 294 0 294
2009 309 0 309
2010 291 0 291
2011 276 0 276
2012 314 0 314
2013 345 0 345
2014 406 0 406
2015 429 0 429
2016 460 0 460

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Popularity of Conrad as a first name

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Popularity of Conrad as a last name

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Common last names for Conrad

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  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Nelson
  • Olson
  • Peterson
  • Carlson
  • Brown
  • Schmidt
  • Larson
  • Wilson
  • Martin
  • Hanson
  • Bauer
  • Baker
  • Thompson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Conrad U.S.
  White 92.02% 64.26%
  African American 3.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.16% 16.26%

Of Last Name Conrad

People with the last name Conrad are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Conrad

  • How Popular is the name Conrad? Conrad is the 1,262nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Conrad was the 848th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Conrad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34,209 babies born with the first name Conrad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Conrad to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Conrad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 41 new born babies.
  • When was Conrad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Conrad is Thursday, November 1st, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Conrad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Conrad was in 1931 with a total of 584 babies.
  • Random Conrad Factoid: According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Conrad ranks 96th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 14 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1939.
  • Weird things about the name Conrad: Your name in reverse order is Darnoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ncdaro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Conrad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 40,707 people with the last name Conrad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Conrad? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 14 of them will have Conrad as their last name.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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