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Page 1/2. 24 Hunter names and what they mean, for hunter, trapper, hunt for baby boys, listing 1-20.
Comstock .. The Comstock Lode of silver in Nevada, discovered by scout and trapper Henry Comstock, was the richest silver mine in America in the 19th century.
Esau .. He was born covered in red hair and was a skilled and adventurous hunter ..
Fiachra .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Hunter king." From fiach meaning "hunt" or "raven", and rí meaning "king" ..
Fowler .. (Old English) "Bird trapper." ..
Grosvenor .. (Old French) "Great hunter." ..
Hunt .. "Hunt." Perhaps originally a short form of Hunter or Huntington.
Huntley .. (Old English) "Meadow of the hunter." ..
Jaeger .. (German) "Hunter." ..
Lamar .. Plutocrat Lamar Hunt.
Laramie .. It was named for Jacques Laramie, a 19th-century fur trapper.
Nimrod .. Biblical: Nimrod "the mighty hunter" in Genesis.
Orion .. Greek mythology: Orion was a mighty hunter, the son of Poseidon, who was turned into a constellation ..
Percy .. Persius possibly means "to penetrate the hedge" as reference to an effective hunter, in Old French ..
Rigel .. In the Orion constellation, Rigel is the blue star of the first magnitude that marks the hunter's left foot.
Roe .. May have originated as an occupational name for a hunter or trapper of deers.
Scanlon .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Little trapper."
Tab .. Tab Hunter was a teen idol in the 1950s.
Theron .. (Greek) "Hunter."
Hunter, Lamar, Percy and Theron are commonly used names, while Comstock, Esau, Fiachra, Fowler, Grosvenor, Hunt, Huntington, Huntley, Jaeger, Laramie, Nimrod, Orion, Rigel, Roe, Scanlon and Tab are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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