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Hunter names

Hunter names and what they mean, for hunter, trapper, hunt.

These boy names were at the height of their popularity in the year 1999 (usage of 0.1323%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.0938%, down 29.1%), but with names like Todd, Lamar, Percy and Theron becoming less fashionable. Orion (#383), Hunter (#40) and Trey (#480) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns among these, with Hunter going through a revival in usage. Hunte (top 13%) and Hint (100%) are familiar last names.

Comstock - Theron

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hunter names: Hunter, Lamar, Orion, Percy, Roe, Theron

Comstock 1 .. .. by scout and trapper Henry Comstock .. Outside Top 1000.

Esau 2 .. .. was a skilled and adventurous hunter .. Not Top 1000 name.

Fiachra 3 .. Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Hunter king." Unusual. Compare Fiachra and common -ra last name Fichera (upper 16%). From fiach meaning "hunt" or "raven" .. [Fiacre]

Fowler 4 .. Origin fr. Old English. "Bird trapper." Not in popularity charts. Occupational name.

Grosvenor 5 .. Stems fr. Old French element. "Great hunter." Outside Top 1000. Grosvenor is the surname of one .. [Grosveneur]

Hunt 6 .. "Hunt." Rare as a baby name, Hunt is found more often as a surname. .. short form of Hunter or Huntington.

Hunter 7 .. "Hunter, pursuer." Hunt and variants peaked in popularity in 2000 and have remained popular. Journalist Hunter Thompson. [Hunt]

Huntington 8 .. Derivative of Old English language. "Hunter's settlement." Huntington, Huntingdon and Hunt were not Top birth names in 2014. Place name .. [Huntingdon, Hunt]

Huntley 9 .. Stems fr. Old English language. "Meadow of the hunter." Hamtley, Hantley and Hoftley are kreatif forms. Place name. [Huntlea, Huntly, .. 2 more]

Jaeger 10 .. Stems fr. German element. "Hunter." A rare children's name, Jaeger is found more commonly as a last name. The similar sounding Jagur, a biblical .. [Jagger, .. 1 more]

Lamar 11 .. Plutocrat Lamar Hunt. Adoption of Lamar and variants as children's names in 2014 was 44% less than 2004. [Lamarr, Lemarr, .. 2 more]

Laramie 12 .. .. Laramie, a 19th century fur trapper. Uncommon. Laramie (cf. Lannie) has the androgynous -ie suffix.

Nimrod 13 .. Nimrod "the mighty hunter" in Genesis. Not in Top 1000.

Orion 14 .. .. was a mighty hunter, the son .. Common, with usage of 0.3085% for Orion and Oryon as birth names in 2014, higher than 0.301% a year ago. [Oryon]

Percy 15 .. .. to an effective hunter, in Old .. Outside Top 1000. [Pearcy, .. 2 more]

Rigel 16 .. .. that marks the hunter's left foot. Rigel is not a Top 1000 name.

Roe 17 .. .. name for a hunter or trapper .. Not Top 1000 names. [Row, .. 1 more]

Scanlon 18 .. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Little trapper." Scanlon, Scanlan and Scanlen are unique as children's names. [Scanlan, Scanlen]

Tab 19 .. .. Tab Hunter was a teen idol .. Not in Top 1000. [Tabb, .. 2 more]

Theron 20 .. Stems fr. Greek. "Hunter." Moderately uncommon as a baby name these days, but Theron still exists often as a masculine first name. [Tharon, Therron]

Quick Reference

Summary of Hunter names (and variants) for boys.

Comstock - Theron
Comstock, Esau, Fiachra [Fiacre], Fowler, Grosvenor [Grosveneur], 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 - Wilder
Todd [Tod], Todhunter, Trey [Tre, Trai, Traye], Wilder [Wild, Wilde]