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What does Gunthar mean?

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


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, warrior


VARIANTS Gunther, Guenther

RELATED FORMS VIA GUNNAR Guenter, Gunner, Guntar, Gunter, Guntero, Guntur



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How popular is Gunthar?

Gunthar is a rare given name for men. Gunthar is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Gunthar (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 are Gunnar (#470 FROM RECENT DATA) and Gunner (#282). Other variants, like Guntur, are seldom used. These forms of Gunthar were popular 3 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and are almost as common today (ADOPTION 0.1%, DOWN 18.4%). Gunnar has historically been preferred by parents, though Gunner is now the top form. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Dunbar, Gentian, Gothart, Gotthard, Gotthart (see Goddard), Grantham, Gulshan, Gulzar, Gustaaf, Gustaf, Gustav, Gustaw, Guthry (see Guthrie), Guttman and Lothar. Like Gunthar, these names are not frequently used.

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