1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Conrad
CONRAD, or Konrad (M. H. Ger. Kuonrât, i.e. “keen in counsel,” Lat. Conradus, It. Corrado, cf. the A.S. Cœenred), a German masculine proper name, borne by four German kings and emperors. The last of the Hohenstaufen, Conrad the younger, duke of Swabia, is known in history by the diminutive form Conradin (q.v.).