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What does Guenter mean?

Guenter Pronunciation of Guenter as a boys' name has its root in Old Norse, and Guenter means "battler, warrior". Guenter is an alternate form of Gunnar (Old Norse): from Old Norse gunnr "strife".


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, warrior


VARIANTS Guntur, Gunter, Guntar

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GUNNAR Guenther, Gunne, Gunner, Gunners, Guntero, Gunthar, Gunther



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How popular is Guenter?

Guenter is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#74675 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Gunnar (#470 A YEAR AGO) and Gunner (#282) are the prominent alternative forms of Guenter (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Guenter was more pronounced among parents in 2015 (ADOPTION OF 0.13%) and is almost as widespread today (ADOPTION 0.1%, DOWN 18%). Gunnar is a constant favorite, although Gunner seems to be gaining popularity too. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gunnar, Gunner in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Guenter and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Alester, Bueller, Buster, Chester, Denver, Dexter, Dieter, Ebenzer, Fester, Gainer, Garner, Garnier, Gayner, Gene, Gentry, Glenden, Glenton, Granger, Greer, Greger, Gurinder, Hunter, Jupiter, Kenner, Kester, Kuefer (see Kiefer), Lester, Mueller, Muneer, Nester, Peter, Pieter, Quenten, Renier, Sender, Spencer, Spenser, Sumner, Turner, Vester and Winter. These names tend to be more commonly used than Guenter.

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