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What does Gunn mean?

Gunn Pronunciation of Gunn [gunn] as a boys' name has its root in Old Norse, and the meaning of the name Gunn is "battler, warrior". Gunn is a version of Gunnar (Old Norse): from Old Norse gunnr "strife".

Associated with: norse, warrior.

Variations

Gunn has 2 variants: Gun and Gunne.

6 more alternative forms via Gunnar: Gullan, Gunner, Gunners, Guntar, Gunter and Guntur.

Creative forms:
(male) Cann, Gann, ..

(female) Guna, Gunia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gunn Jelani (G.J.), ..

How popular is Gunn?

Gunn is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1475 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gunner (#238 from current records) and Gunnar (#386) are the prominent alternative forms of Gunn (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Gunter, are uncommon. These forms of Gunn are at the height of their popularity presently (adoption of 0.1%). Gunner and Gunnar are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gunnar, Gunner in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gunn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gunn is pronounced similarly to Gahan, Gaine, Gawan, Gayne, Guinn, Gwayn, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwyn, Gwynn and Gyan. Other recommended names are Benn, Conn, Dann, Donn, Dunn, Eann, Fenn, Finn, Fynn, Gene, Geno, Gian, Gino, Glen, Glenn, Glin, Glinn, Glyn, Glynn, Gur, Guri, Gus, Guss, Guto, Gutun, Gutyn, Guus, Guy, Jonn, Kenn, Lenn, Linn, Lonn, Lunn, Lynn, Mann, Penn, Quinn, Ronn, Vann, Vonn, Winn, Wynn, Yann and Zann. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gunn.

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