The name Conan is a boy's name of Celtic origin meaning "little wolf". Conan and is often added to lists like Baby Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset Makeover Game! Boys".
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The fierce image of the Barbarian made a complete turnaround thanks to amiable talk show host O'Brien, making Conan one of the newly desirable Irish choices, a perfect alternative to Conor/Connor.
In Gaelic, Conan was the name of an illustrious seventh-century Irish saint, bishop of the Isle of Man. Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Scotland, of Irish stock.