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Hunter meaning and name origin

Hunter \hu(n)-ter\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Hunter), is pronounced HUN-ter. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hunter is "hunter, pursuer". Occupational name. Journalist Hunter Thompson.

Hunter has 1 variant form: Hunt.

A suggested similar baby name is Gunter.

View a list of the 18 names that reference Hunter.


Popularity of Hunter

Hunter is a somewhat popular first name for males (#735 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#130 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Hunter name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Hunter with its variant form and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Hunter name in U.S.
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