Given Name CONRAD

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KAHN-rad (English), KAWN-rat (German)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements kuoni "brave" and rad "counsel". This was the name of a 10th-century saint and bishop of Konstanz, in southern Germany. It was also borne by several medieval German kings and dukes. In England it was occasionally used during the Middle Ages, but has only been common since the 19th century when it was reintroduced from Germany.

Categories

authors, brave, Fire Emblem characters, kings, nobility, saints, virtues, wisdom
VARIANTS: Cord, Konrad, Kord, Kurt (German)
DIMINUTIVE: Connie (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Dino (Croatian), Konrád (Czech), Konrad (Danish), Coenraad, Koenraad, Coen, Koen, Koert (Dutch), Konrád (Hungarian), Corrado, Corradino, Dino (Italian), Konrad (Norwegian), Kondrat, Konrad (Polish), Konrád (Slovak), Konrad (Slovene), Conrado (Spanish), Konrad (Swedish)
  United States
2016
  England and Wales
not
ranked
2015
  France
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ranked
2015

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 373