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Gender: M Meaning of Conan: "little wolf" Origin of Conan: Irish

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.

Famous People Named Conan

Conan Christopher O'Brien, American comedian and talk show host
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, British novelist and creator of Sherlock Holmes

Pop Culture References for the name Conan

Conan the Barbarian, comics character
Conan Edogawa, main character in anime "Case Closed" aka "Detective Conan"

Con, Conant, Conn, Connie