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Boy Names associated with Hunter


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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 84.2%), with names like Percy falling out of fashion. Orion (#368) and Wilder (#964) 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

.. 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%).

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

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]

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

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

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

"Hunter, pursuer." Hunter is the all-time favorite. Journalist Hunter Thompson. [Hunt]

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

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

From German word. "Hunter." Jaeger and variants became more popular in 2015, rising +48 positions as children's names with Jagger leading the rise. The similar sounding Jagur, a biblical .. [Jagur, Jagger]

Plutocrat Lamar Hunt. Lamarr and forms were favored by parents 35 years ago and have become less conventional. [Lemarr, Lemar, .. 2 more]

.. Laramie, a 19th century fur trapper. Adoption of Laramie was expansive 35 years ago.

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

.. was a mighty hunter, the son .. Common, with usage of 0.046% for Orion and Oryon as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.042% a year ago. [Oryon]

.. to an effective hunter, in Old .. Percy and forms soared in popularity 125 years ago. [Percie, Pearcy, .. 1 more]

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

.. name for a hunter or trapper .. Moderately uncommon as a boys' name, Roe is found more commonly as a surname. [Rowe, .. 1 more]

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

.. Tab Hunter was a teen celebrity .. Tabb (upper 5%), Taber (3%) and Tabor (1%) occur frequently as last names. [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 [Hube, Hugh, Hubie, Hobart, Uberto, Huberto, Hubbard, Ulberto, ..], Hunt, Hunter [Hunt], Huntington [Hunt, Huntingdon], Huntley [Huntly, Huntlee, Huntlea, Huntleigh], Jaeger [Jagur, Jagger], Lamar [Lemar, Lemarr, Lamarr, Lamarre], Laramie, Nimrod, Orion [Oryon], Percy [Pearcy, Percey, Percie], Rigel, Roe [Row, Rowe], Scanlon [Scanlan, Scanlen], Tab [Tabb, Taber, Tabor]

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

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