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Gunn

What does Gunn mean?

Gunn Pronunciation of 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".

STARTS WITH Gu-

ASSOCIATED WITH norse, warrior

Variations

VARIANTS Gunne, Gun

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GUNNAR Gullan, Gunner, Gunners, Guntar, Gunter, Guntur

CREATIVE FORMS
(male)

(female)


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Gunn Billy (G.B.), ..

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?

Gunner (#250 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Gunnar (#398) are the prominent alternative forms of Gunn (NOT IN TOP 2000). Other forms, like Gunter, are uncommon. These forms of Gunn were at the height of their popularity 1 year ago (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and have remained as common to this day (ADOPTION 0.1%, 5.9% LESS). Gunner and Gunnar are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2016)



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 sound-alike 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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