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What does Hunt mean?

Hunt /hunt/ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hunt is "hunt". Perhaps originally a short form of Hunter or Huntington.

Associated with: old english, hunt

Variations

Kreatif forms:
(male) Hant, Hont, ..

(female) Huno, Hunttia, ..

How popular is Hunt?

Hunt is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#157 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.

Presented below is the birth name history of Hunt for boys. Hunt was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #1758 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hunt name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hunt outside U.S.

Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of the boy name Hunt and associated names. The only other popular variation form of Hunt is Hunter (#40 via latest list). These relations of Hunt were favored as birth names 14 years ago (median #1017) and are somewhat less common today (#1020, 28%). Hunter is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hunt, Hunter in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hunter outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bent, Han, Hani, Hank, Hans, Hany, Hart, Henk, Holt, Honi, Hoyt, Hube, Huey, Hugh, Hugo, Hume, Hump, Huntly, Huon, Hurst, Husni, Huw, Kent, Quent and Quint. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hunt.


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