Other Origin(s):British, Celtic, Gaelic, German, Latin
Meaning:Hound, wolf; Brave
Con is a masculine name of English, Irish, and Gaelic origin meaning "brave," "hound," or "wolf." It is the short term for a number of names, including Conán or Connor of Celtic origin, Conrad of German origin, and Cornelius of Latin origin. It is derived from the old Irish name Conchobhar which means "lover of hounds," making for an excellent choice to honor baby's Irish heritage or love for their loyal companions. Wolves feature greatly in Irish mythology and are seen as powerful creatures who are known to guide and help others. A name like Con is sure to encourage little one to become great and mighty.
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