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Gender: Male Meaning of Conway: "hound of the plain" Origin of Conway: Irish

The name Conway is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "hound of the plain". Conway and discussed in our forums with posts like "Three Strikes, You're Out -- Boys".

From the experts:

Once the exclusive property of country signer Conway Twitty, but now might join the in-crowd Connor/Colton/Corbin contingent.

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Famous People Named Conway

Conway Twitty (born Harold Lloyd Jenkins), American country music singer
Conway Tearler (born Frederick Conway Levy), American actor
Conway Oscar Baker, American NFL player
Conway Berners-Lee, English mathematician; father of WWW inventor Tim Berners-Lee
Conway Hayman, American NFL player
Conway Victor Savage, Australian keyboardist of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Tim Conway, American comedian/actor

Pop Culture References for the name Conway

Myles Conway, character on TV's "The Famous Jett Jackson"
James "Jimmy the Gent" Conway, character in film "Goodfellas"


SoDallas3 Says:


SO is Florida-born (Orlando area) and so we're contemplating Conway for a boy. Conway Robin or Conway William.