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Baby Names associated with Hunter for Boys

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

Usage of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.13%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.06%, down 55.7%), but with names like Todd, Lamar, Theron, Percy and Hubert falling out of fashion. Orion (#383) and Trey (#480) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns among these. Hubbert (top 9%) and Esa (60%) are familiar last names.

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

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

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

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

Hubert 6 .. .. regarded as the patron of hunters .. Adoption of Huberto and variant expanded in the 1890s and is less today, with Bert, Bertie, Hobart, Hubert and Hugh falling out of fashion. [Bert, Hube, Ulberto, .. 8 more]

Hunt 7 .. "Hunt." Rare as a baby name, Hunt is found more often as a surname. .. short form of Hunter or Huntington.

Hunter 8 .. "Hunter, pursuer." Adoption of Hunter and Hunt as boys' names in 2014 was 0.4% less than 2013. Journalist Hunter Thompson. [Hunt]

Huntington 9 .. Derived fr. Old English word. "Hunter's settlement." Huntington, Huntingdon and Hunt were not Top birth names in 2014. Place name .. [Huntingdon, Hunt]

Huntley 10 .. Derivative of Old English language. "Meadow of the hunter." Heintley, Hentley and Humtley are kreatif forms. Place name. [Huntlea, Huntlee, .. 2 more]

Jaeger 11 .. From German word. "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 12 .. Plutocrat Lamar Hunt. Adoption of Lamar and variants as children's names in 2014 was 44% less than 2004. [Lamarr, Lemar, .. 2 more]

Laramie 13 .. .. Laramie, a 19th century fur trapper. Uncommon. Laramie (cf. Lannie) has the androgynous -ie suffix.

Nimrod 14 .. Nimrod "the mighty hunter" in Genesis. Not in Top 1000.

Orion 15 .. .. 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 16 .. .. to an effective hunter, in Old .. Percy and form soared in popularity during 1890-1899 and have become less conventional. [Pearcy, Percie, .. 1 more]

Rigel 17 .. .. that marks the hunter's left foot. Rigel is not a Top 1000 name.

Roe 18 .. .. name for a hunter or trapper .. Not Top 1000 names. [Row, .. 1 more]

Scanlon 19 .. Based on Irish, Gaelic element. "Little trapper." Scanlon, Scanlan and Scanlen are unique as children's names. [Scanlan, .. 1 more]

Tab 20 .. .. Tab Hunter was a teen celebrity .. Tabor and variants are not Top 1000 names. [Tabb, Taber, Tabor]

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Summary of Hunter names (and variants) for boys.

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