This is what I found:
Celtic Male Names of Cornwall
Conan: (KAH-nan) from Celtic kuno "great, high." Name of a legendary Cornish
king and a real 18th C. bishop of Cornwall. Kenan (KEN-an).
Origin: Irish Meaning: Hound
Origin: Celtic Meaning: Wise
While "wise, great and high" are wonderful meanings for a name (although
"high" could have a bad connotation by today's contemporary slang), and
derived from a king and bishop, but "HOUND"?!! Sheesh! I wonder how the name
Conan got associated with hound?
*Uses psychic abilities to sense impending Triumph jokes and a future son
that will be harassed a lot*
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***Hey! Ummm...My name is actually of Nordic origin. It means "Skilled Archer".
Hmmm...maybe that's why I have good aim. I guess the French adapted 'Yves'
later on. Anyways, I just find it weird that my bestfriends name (Yvette) is
the female equivalent of my name. So, what does everybody's name mean?
"Want to put my tender heart in a blender..Watch it spin round to a beautiful
oblivion..Rendezvous then I'm through with you"--Inside Out.
Yves-my name is of Cornish descent,by way of Welsh. I've seen two
meanings-"white wave" and "fair lady/fair,beautiful." It is derived from the
Welsh Gwynyfar (Guinevere),and Jennifer is the Cornish adaptation. Jennifer was
popular in Cornwall over 100 years before it became so popular in the U.S.
Conan's LN Leprechaun
~My life is a TV Variety show. It has its own theme song. The people I
encounter each day are the guests and the people I don't like, I make fun of.~
Melody.... it's kind of obvious.
Music and such. Good stuff.
"In 1985, Harvard seniors getting ready to graduate were asked
where they'd be in 10 years. With no one thinking anything of it,
Conan O'Brien said: Hosting my own show on television.
He made it in eight."
Your first name of Conan makes you a quick thinker, both philosophical and
creative. You appreciate music, art, and drama and, if given training, could
excel in those fields. Self-consciousness may prevent you from feeling at
ease in positions of impromptu expression. Desiring to be free from detail
and monotony, you find it difficult to finish what you start if it does not
hold your interest. You enjoy reading and the beauties of nature,
experiencing peace and relaxation in outdoor activities. A very individual,
independent person, you live within your own thoughts. With acquaintances
and strangers, you tend to be reticent and reserved. Your friends never know
whether they will find you friendly and charming or lost in introspection.
When unhappy or disappointed, you can be moody and temperamental, feeling
misunderstood and unappreciated. You will go out of your way to help others,
and find it difficult to say "no" and mean it. Others impose on your
generosity at times. You enjoy sweets and starchy foods. Over-indulgence
could cause a weak back, skin conditions or arthritis later in life. The
heart and lungs could also be affected at stressful times.
I didn't know that. Thanks! Kyna is a beautiful and unique name for a girl.
I looked it up and found...
KYNA: Irish Gaelic for "intelligence" and a feminine version of Conan.
You'll never find preprinted balloons or key chains with this one. Dare to
be different. Relatives: Kyne, Cyna, Cyne.
Definitely a great name to consider. :)
So much for that.
Hard "K" names and Irish names are wildly popular for little girls-while it's
not popular,it does sound trendy. There are so many names that sound like
Kayla,Kylie,Kyla etc that it sounds like a name that will date the child. The
Irish name craze is settling down in some parts (but not,I imagine,in less
urban areas)-Asian/Pacific Islander names (for girls,at least),very underused
Biblical names (Tzipporah/Zipporah,for example),and Israeli names are probably
the next big thing.
Sigh. It's not as easy to name children as it used to be.
Wow- I did not know that- You know this is weird, I'm always the one with
money. As i type this i have $100 in my pokit, wich is alot for a 15 year
I didn't think that Jessica was a Hebrew name.....
Thanks for that site!!
The one that can't spell
Visit my new and improved web page!!
Thats really really really funny Sue! I'll be laughing at that for weeks!
Strong seems to be the most common, brave and courageous are sometimes
Combined with my last name, LeFort, my name mean Strong the Strong
I always thought Margan would be a good name if have a daughter, so that I
play off the Arthurian character's name.
-FlyinPig (saved the other Brian's from having to post)
CONAN. In the first edition (1988) of Beyond Jennifer & Jason, this name was
pretty much a no-no, being so closely associated with the Barbarian. In the
intervening years, the memory of Schwarzenegger’s character has faded and
Conan’s image has softened, partly due to the amiable persona of late-night
host Conan O’Brien, and also because of the acceptance of lesser-known Irish
names in general. Conan, which means "intelligence" or "wisdom" in Gaelic, was
the name of an illustrious seventh-century Irish saint.
I am definatly gonna name my son Conan. I know Conan is always trying to pitch
that name to celebs on the show and to his friends, so when I have a son, I'm
gonna name him Conan, it is a cute name.
This is the meaning of my name:
LYNN. Lynn came to life in the forties as a spin-off from the wildly popular
Linda, and enjoyed some independent notoriety as one of the most common of
mid-century middle names — along with Ann, Marie, and Lee. With the fad for
that kind of follow-the-dots middle name now long gone, Lynn is left with
nowhere to go. LYNETTE, which enjoyed some low-level long-ago popularity as a
Lynn/Linda adjunct, is actually an unrelated variation on a Welsh name.
It's a pretty boring name, eh?
"Lets face it; I'm one sexy bitch!"~Dave Foley
***LOL! oh man that was a doozy!
I'm totally naming my kid Conan! If the show is still on by the time my kid
can watch LN, I'll be like
"Hey look I named you after that guy!" and my son will be like "Him?"
As you are naturally talkative... [Me?]
There are artistic, creative abilities in this name that you could express
through music or singing, or, in a practical way, through sewing or interior
decorating. [I've always wanted to be Martha Stewart for a living.]
You enjoy freedom from monotony and are stimulated by unexpected opportunities
for meeting people, entertaining, or pursuing activities of a carefree nature.
[That's right-- I'm a skank.]
In your work, you find it difficult to be neat and orderly. You rarely plan
things ahead of time, or follow a routine. Emotion and feeling, the desire to
be carefree, friendly, and happy, are the driving forces in your being, rather
than shrewdness, ambition, and material success.
You could experience headaches, or problems with your teeth, ears, eyes, or
sinuses. [Really bad eyes... everything else seems okay, though]
Health weaknesses relative to the functioning of the liver could appear.
[Yeah... gotta cut back on the drinking, I knew that...]
So my personality profile for my nickname was about a million times more
accurate than the one for my birth name... way to call it, mom and dad.
Yeah, unfortunately a friend pointed out that the name is too easy to make
Kyna = "Kind of" in it's sound and can lead to teases such as
Kyna dumb; Kyna smelly; Kyna hairy; Kyna ugly; etc...
Maybe Captain/Doctor PUNishment could be hired to protect such a child.
Also since Conan can have the meaning of "Hound" I really hope on that note
the female version of Conan (Kyna) doesn't mean "Female Hound = Bitch". Does
anybody know for an absolute fact that Kyna doesn't meaning that in anyway?
No one would want to accidentally name a child "Bitch". That would be so
Most names tend to be a part of a trend so the child will most likely be
dated no matter what. For example, a lot of girls born in early 90's are
named Ariel. Besides age will date the person despite the name. ;)
> The Irish name craze is settling down in some parts (but not,I imagine,in
> lessurban areas)-Asian/Pacific Islander names (for girls,at least),very
> underused Biblical names (Tzipporah/Zipporah,for example),and Israeli
> names are probably the next big thing.
How about Japanese based names...
I'm totally in love with the name Sakura but I feel that it is too heavily
associated with street fighting and card collecting. ;) Aozora is another
name I adore.
Zipporah, Oh no. IMHO sounds too much like the lighter. The poor child could
be teased as Zippo, Zipper, Hippo, Hippo Ha, Hippo Rah.
> Sigh. It's not as easy to name children as it used to be.
So true. A lot of it has to do with originality. I know people that have
resorted to using a common name and "misspelling" it order to give the child
somewhat of an original name. For example Kim changed to Kym.
Well, with any name comes childish twists:
"huh huh... i'm gonna beat up Co-NAN. Where's ya sword?"
That's right, kiddies. All through elementery school, yours truely
was called "Smell." and for no reason! I didn't smell.... except like
flowers and sweet girly goodness.
That's where Jessy's get off easy. The only thing that rhymes with Jessy is
messy and people calling you messy isn't that taunting, its just stupid.
Unfortunately for me the kids found other ways to get to me, one day they
where calling me some thing dumb (like but face or something) and I said
"sticks and stones may brake my bones but names will never hurt me!" and you
know what those little dicks did to me next? Through sticks and stones at
me! I hate childhood!