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Hunter baby names and what they mean, for hunter, trapper, with 25 results. Usage of these boy names was at its highest 6 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.7%) and has become significantly diminished since (USAGE 0.1%, DOWN 82.7%), with names like Theron falling out of fashion. Orion (#324) and Wilder (#723) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns among these, while Hubbert (TOP 9%) and Esa (60%) are familiar last names.

Hunter names

Comstock - Tab | Theron - Wilder

Comstock - Tab

Comstock
.. by scout and trapper Henry Comstock .. Popular as last name, and Comstock (UPPER 2%) is similar to common -ock last names Coppock (UPPER 8%), Cheslock (26%).

Esau

Esau
.. was a skilled and adventurous hunter .. Less popular today. Esau was last listed in 2008 in the Top 2000.

Fiachra
Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Hunter king." Rare. Fiachra and Fiacre are not listed in the US Census. From fiach meaning "hunt" or "raven" .. [Fiacre]

Fowler
Derived fr. Old English word. "Bird trapper." Not in popularity charts. Occupational name.

Grosvenor
Derived fr. Old French. "Great hunter." Outside Top 2000. Grosvenor is the surname of one .. [Grosveneur]

Hubert

Hubert
.. regarded as the patron of hunters .. Adoption of Huberto and variants was expansive in the 1880s and has become diminished, with Bert becoming less fashionable. [Ulberto, Hube, Bert, .. 8 more]

Hunt

Hunt
"Hunt." A somewhat rare baby name, Hunt is found more often as a surname. .. short form of Hunter or Huntington.

Hunter

Hunter
"Hunter, pursuer." Adoption of Hunter and Hunt as boys' names in 2016 was 7.2% less than 2015. Journalist Hunter Thompson. [Hunt]

Huntington
Derived fr. Old English word. "Hunter's settlement." Hunt (TOP 1%) and Huntington (3%) exist often as surnames. Place name .. [Hunt, .. 1 more]

Huntley
Derivative of Old English language. "Meadow of the hunter." Huntly and variants are not frequently used as birth names. Place name. [Huntly, Huntlee, .. 2 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hunter names: Esau, Hubert, Hunt, Hunter, Lamar

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hunter names: Laramie, Nimrod, Orion, Percy, Roe, Tab

Jaeger
From German word. "Hunter." A rare children's name, Jaeger is found more commonly as a last name. The similar sounding Jagur, a biblical .. [Jagur, Jagger]

Lamar

Lamar
Plutocrat Lamar Hunt. A popular children's name (#924 A YEAR AGO), Lamar is also used conventionally as a last name. [Lemarr, Lemar, .. 2 more]

Laramie

Laramie
.. Laramie, a 19th century fur trapper. Adoption of Laramie was expansive 36 years ago.

Nimrod

Nimrod
Nimrod "the mighty hunter" in Genesis. A somewhat uncommon boys' name, Nimrod is found more frequently as a last name.

Orion

Orion
.. was a mighty hunter, the son .. Adoption of Orion and Oryon as birth names in 2016 was 23.5% more than a year ago. [Oryon]

Percy

Percy
.. to an effective hunter, in Old .. Used somewhat widely as baby names, Percy, Percey, etc. are comparable to the familiar Perry. [Percie, Pearcy, .. 1 more]

Rigel
.. that marks the hunter's left foot. Rigel is not a Top 2000 name.

Roe

Roe
.. name for a hunter or trapper .. Roe, Row and Rowe are rarely found as first names. [Rowe, .. 1 more]

Scanlon
Based on Irish, Gaelic element. "Little trapper." Scanlon, Scanlan and Scanlen are unique as children's names. [Scanlen, .. 1 more]

Tab

Tab
.. Tab Hunter was a teen celebrity .. Less used today. Tab was the variant last recorded (the 1960s) in the Top 2000. [Tabor, Taber, Tabb]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Hunter names [and variants] for boys.

1. Comstock - Tab
Comstock, Esau, Fiachra [Fiacre], Fowler, Grosvenor [Grosveneur], Hubert [Hugh, Hube, Hubie, Uberto, Hobart, Ulberto, Huberto, Hubbard, ..], Hunt, Hunter [Hunt], Huntington [Hunt, Huntingdon], Huntley [Huntly, Huntlee, Huntlea, Huntleigh], Jaeger [Jagur, Jagger], Lamar [Lemar, Lemarr, Lamarr, Lamarre], Laramie, Nimrod, Orion [Oryon], Percy [Percie, Percey, Pearcy], Rigel, Roe [Row, Rowe], Scanlon [Scanlen, Scanlan], Tab [Tabb, Tabor, Taber]


Theron [Tharon, Therron], Todd [Tod], Todhunter, Trey [Tre, Trai, Traye], Wilder [Wild, Wilde]

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