What does Hunter mean?
Hunter [hunter] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Hunter) is pronounced HUN-ter. It is of Old English origin. Occupational surname used as a given name. Made familiar by actress Hunter Tylo.
1 masculine form: Hunt.Creative forms:
(female) Hanter, Hunher, ..
(male) Hunhar, Hunher, .. Middle name pairings:
Hunter Christian (H.C.), ..
How popular is Hunter?
Hunter is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#153 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Hunter entered the list in 1992 and reached its top position of #304 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #786. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Anner, Chanter, Easter▼, Ester▼, Eszter (see Esther), Ginger▼, Ginjer (see Ginger), Hanae, Hanne, Harper▲, Heather▼, Henie, Hesper, Hester▼, Hesther, Hether, Hette, Hinde, Honey, Honie, Honor, Honour, Huetta, Huette, Inger, Jinger, Jinjer, Juniper▲, Summer▲, Winter▲, Wister and Wynter▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hunter.See names in meaning and etymology.