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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.

Baby names that sound like Hunter are Henderson, Hendron, Hendries, Hendrie and Hendrik.

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Popularity of Hunter

Hunter is a somewhat popular first name for men (#735 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#130 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Hunter
Popularity of Hunter