"little wolf"

Conan Origin and Meaning

The name Conan is boy's name of Celtic origin meaning "little wolf".
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.

Conan Popularity

20 Names Similar to Conan

These 20 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Conan.

Famous People Named Conan

  • Saint Conanbishop of the Isle of Man and an Irish missionary
  • Conan Meriadoclegendary founder of Brittany
  • Conan IIV, Dukes of Brittany
  • Conan Christopher O'BrienAmerican comedian and talk show host
  • Conanmedieval Bishop of Cornwall
  • Conan GrayAmerican YouTuber and Singer
  • Arthur Conan DoyleBritish novelist and creator of Sherlock Holmes

Conan in Pop Culture

  • Conan the Barbarianfamous character created by Pulp writer Robert E. Howard in 1932. Comics, Movies, Video Games have been based on this character.
  • Conan Antonio Motticharacter in the Star Wars series
  • Conan Edogawamain character in anime "Case Closed" aka "Detective Conan"
  • "Captain Conan" novel by Roger Vercel and 1996 film