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What 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".

Associated with: norse, warrior.

Variations

Gunther has 2 variants: Guenther and Gunthar.

Gunther has 8 more related forms via Gunnar: Guenter, Gunne, Gunner, Gunners, Guntar, Gunter, Guntero and Guntur.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Genther, Guther, ..

(female) Gunger, Gunthera, ..

How 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. Demographics)

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of Gunther and related names. Gunnar (#381 the previous year) and Gunner (#235) are the popular variation forms of Gunther (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Gunter, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Gunther is at its most widespread today (average #308). Gunnar and Gunner are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE GUNTHER

Recommended names are Ancher, Arther, Buster, Butcher, Butler, Buttler, Cutler, Gaultier, Gauthier, Gautier, Guthree, Guthrey, Guthry (see Guthrie), Hunter, Juniper, Leanther, Lother, Louther, Luther, Maither, Mather, Matther, Muneer, Rutger, Ruttger (see Roger), Uther, Valther, Walther and Winter. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gunther.


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