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This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of the name Connor, including its origin and meaning. Anglicized form of the old name Conchobhar (kru-hoor) who was a legendary king of Ulster that was popularly elected as ruler, but later characterized as ruthless in his treatment of Deirdre and her lover Naoise.

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Connor is from Scottish meaning Wise.
Connor is from Irish meaning Wolf lover, lover of hounds.
Alternates for Connor include: Conor, Conner, Con, Cony, and Corney
See Also: Cornelius
Connor is associated with these categories: Popular
Famous Children Named Connor
Given name: Connor
Father: Tom Cruise, Actor
Mother: Nicole Kidman, Actress

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