Connor

Connor - A unique male name



  Sep 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Connor, meaning lover of hounds, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1978 on position #1219. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Connor and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Connor? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Connor. The baby boy name Connor was given to 6,923 baby boys in 2012, ranking #59 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 237 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Connor peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2004 on position 38.



Famous with this name

Tasha Connor
Connor McIndoe
Frances O'Connor


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Connor is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Connor is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #16 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #113.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Connor is where you live.


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Connor origin and meaning

Connor is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means lover of hounds. To see famous people named Connor, pop culture references for the name Connor and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Connor

We've found the following names that sound similar to Connor, sorted by popularity.

Conner / Conor / Casimir / Casimer / Casimiro / Camari / Comer / Casmer / Casmere / Casmir /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201259
201154
201049
200952
200857
200755
200653
200548
200438
200343
200247
200149
200050
199948
199847
199752
199653
199555
199459
199357
199280
1991133
1990222
1989266
1988294
1987344
1986533
1985704
1984749
1983789
19821038
1981954
19801096
19791480
19781219

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming16
Nebraska22
Vermont24
Alaska27
New Hampshire28
North Dakota28
Rhode Island32
Hawaii34
Pennsylvania37
Maine39
Arkansas40
Massachusetts40
Connecticut40
Ohio43
Kansas44
South Carolina44
Washington46
Michigan46
Colorado47
Virginia48
South Dakota48
Montana49
Illinois50
Wisconsin51
Minnesota51
North Carolina51
Iowa51
Idaho52
Missouri52
Oklahoma53
New Jersey55
Indiana57
Kentucky57
West Virginia58
Maryland58
Delaware58
New York60
Alabama62
Oregon63
Florida64
Arizona67
Tennessee67
Georgia68
Louisiana71
Nevada73
Utah75
New Mexico82
California87
Texas99
Mississippi101
District of Columbia113

Even more about Connor


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Connor a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Connor?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2004
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Connor
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 237
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1978
2012 births +6,923

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