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pinWhat does Gunther mean?

Gunther /gun-ther/ as a name for boys is of Old Norse origin, and the name Gunther means "battler, warrior". Gunther is a German form of Gunnar (Old Norse): from Old Norse gunnr "strife".


Gunther has 2 variants: Guenther and Gunthar.

Gunther has 11 more related forms via Gunnar: Guenter, Gullan, Gun, Gunn, Gunne, Gunner, Gunners, Guntar, Gunter, Guntero and Guntur.

Kreatif forms: Gunnther, Guntherrie, Guther. [more]

pinHow popular is Gunther?

Gunther is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4047 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Gunther and related names. Gunnar (#381 2 years ago) and Gunner (#235) are the popular variation forms of Gunther (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Gullan, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Gunther is at its most widespread today (average #308). Gunnar has generally been the top pick of parents, although Gunner appears to be gaining popularity too. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gunnar, Gunner in U.S.

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