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What does Gunter mean?

Gunter /gun-ter/ as a boys' name is of Old Norse derivation, and the meaning of Gunter is "battler, warrior". Gunter is a German form of Gunnar (Old Norse): from Old Norse gunnr "strife".

Associated with: norse, warrior.

Variations

Gunter has 3 variants: Guenter, Guntar and Guntur.

Gunter has 9 more alternative forms via Gunnar: Guenther, Gun, Gunn, Gunne, Gunner, Gunners, Guntero, Gunthar and Gunther.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Guiter, Guyter, ..

(female) Gunber, Gunte, ..

How popular is Gunter?

Gunter is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1368 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Gunter and related names. Gunnar (#381 in recent rankings) and Gunner (#235) are the popular varying forms of Gunter (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Guntar, are seldom used. These relations of Gunter were popular presently (usage of 0.1%). Gunnar is more widely used than the rest, though Gunner is now more frequently used. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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Recommended names are Ander, Anker, Avner, Baxter, Bonner, Buster, Butler, Carter, Caster, Colter, Conner, Culver, Cutler, Denver, Dieter, Einer, Fester, Gaer, Gainer, Galtero (see Gauthier), Gannet, Garnier, Gasper, Gaultier, Gayner, Gentry, Gilmer, Glover, Gorten, Gower, Granger, Greer, Greger, Grover, Guriel, Gurinder, Gustaf, Gustav, Gustaw, Gustus, Guthry (see Guthrie), Guto, Hunter, Inver, Juniper, Jupiter, Kester, Kuefer (see Kiefer), Lander, Lanier, Lester, Linder, Luther, Minster, Muller, Muneer, Peter, Pieter, Porter, Potter, Ranger, Renier, Ritter, Rutger, Ruttger (see Roger), Saunder, Sender, Tanier, Tanner, Tucker, Valter, Vander, Walter, Winter and Wister. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gunter.


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