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What does Gunthar mean?

Gunthar Pronunciation of Gunthar [gun-thar] as a name for boys has its root in Old Norse, and Gunthar means "battler, warrior". Gunthar is an alternate spelling of Gunnar (Old Norse): from Old Norse gunnr "strife".

Associated with: norse, warrior.


Gunthar has 2 variants: Guenther and Gunther.

6 more related forms via Gunnar: Guenter, Gunner, Guntar, Gunter, Guntero and Guntur.

Creative forms:
(male) Genthar, Gusthar, ..

(female) Gunta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gunthar Hasan (G.H.), ..

How popular is Gunthar?

Gunthar is a rare given name for men. Gunthar is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Gunthar (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Gunnar (#386 from recent data) and Gunner (#238). Other variants, like Guntur, are seldom used. These forms of Gunthar were popular presently (adoption of 0.1%). Gunnar has historically been preferred by parents, though Gunner is now the top form. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dunbar, Gentian, Gothart, Gotthard, Gotthart (see Goddard), Grantham, Gulshan, Gulzar, Gustaaf, Gustaf, Gustav, Gustaw, Guthry (see Guthrie), Guttman and Lothar. Like Gunthar, these names are not frequently used.

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