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Conan

Conan is an Irish male name meaning “little wolf” or “little hound” made up from Old Irish cú (dog, hound; wolf) which ultimately derives from PIE *ḱwṓ (dog) and the diminutive suffix -an. Conan is also a surname originating from the given name. Conan is also the name of a few figures in Irish mythology.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Konan (English)

 

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