Connell

Meaning of the name Connell. Listen and learn how to pronounce Connell so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name.

MEANING: Means friendship or could be from con “”a hound,”” as applied to a swift-footed warrior, and all “”great, mighty.”” In legend Conall Cearnach (“”Conall the Victorious””), one of the mightiest warrior heros in the Red Branch Knights, the forerunners of the Knights of the Round Table, avenged the death of his foster brother Cuchulainn (read the legend). It was also believed that he was in the Holy Land when Christ was crucified. Every nation on earth was reputedly represented and Conall Cearnach was Ireland’s representative and it is further believed that he was one of the people who put their shoulders to the rock that covered the entrance to Christ’s tomb and rolled it back on that first Easter morning.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Connell Conall Connall

PRONUNCIATION: “kun + al”

ENGLISH: Connell

AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Connell and read along with the meaning)

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