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Popularity
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Gunner

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Warrior
  • #2190 All Time
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How popular is the name "Gunner" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 0 6
1972 9 0 9
1975 8 0 8
1976 8 0 8
1978 6 0 6
1980 6 0 6
1981 6 0 6
1982 5 0 5
1983 12 0 12
1984 12 0 12
1985 9 0 9
1986 8 0 8
1987 9 0 9
1988 13 0 13
1989 15 0 15
1990 21 0 21
1991 96 0 96
1992 90 0 90
1993 88 0 88
1994 152 0 152
1995 203 0 203
1996 177 0 177
1997 210 0 210
1998 256 0 256
1999 219 0 219
2000 244 0 244
2001 272 0 272
2002 305 0 305
2003 325 0 325
2004 364 0 364
2005 358 0 358
2006 426 0 426
2007 524 0 524
2008 585 0 585
2009 743 0 743
2010 796 0 796
2011 908 0 908
2012 1,199 0 1,199
2013 1,508 5 1,503
2014 1,564 0 1,564

Want to know about the populiarty of Gunner? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,765 babies born with the name Gunner in the United States. That's more than enough Gunners to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Gunner" was in 2014 with a total of 1,564 babies. (That's a lot of baby Gunners)

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gunner" ranks #71 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 79 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of 1,508 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Gunner popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Gunner in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Gunner" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gunner as well as things modernly associated with the name Gunner such as celebrities named Gunner.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Gunner

The name "Gunner" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Warrior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

G is for grand, the life you will live.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

N is for nice, need I say more?

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

Your name in reverse order is "Rennug". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Unrgne". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Gunner born Apr 9, 1968

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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