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Hunter Meaning


What does Hunter mean?

The name Hunter is of English origin.

The meaning of Hunter is "hunter".

Hunter is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Hun-ter.

The Given Name Hunter

Transferred use of the surname, an occupational name describing a hunter.

It derives from the Old English hunta meaning "hunter".

Hunter is good for parents who want a name that is delightful and stylish.

Simple yet delightful, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Hunter remains a favorite due to its sophisticated and enchanting nature.

Hunter falls into the name categories cool, occupational.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Hunter Tylo.

Hunter Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 823 in baby name popularity for girls with 327 occurrences. It ranked 56 in baby name popularity for boys with 6,066 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 738 in baby name popularity for girls with 381 occurrences. It ranked 53 in baby name popularity for boys with 6,722 occurrences.

View the Hunter Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Hunter has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Hunter to other names.

Hunter Related Names

Famous Hunters

  • Hunter Tylo ~ Actress

Hunter Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Hunter.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Hunter Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Hunter in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Hunter.

Just for fun, see the name Hunter in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Hunter in Nautical Flags page.