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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #336 most popular

What does the name "Hunter" mean?

Hunter (English): One Who Hunts

The name "Hunter" is of English origin and it means "One Who Hunts". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

H is for hug, give one today!

U is for useful, always to others.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Your name in reverse order is "Retnuh". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nhture". 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.

How popular is the name "Hunter" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Hunter? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 216,896 babies born with the name Hunter in the United States. That's more than enough Hunters to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Hunter" was in 2000 with a total of 12,534 babies. (That's a lot of baby Hunters)

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Hunter" ranks #44 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, 175 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of 8,384 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Hunter popular?

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

Celebrities named Hunter

Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes is a singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Hunter was born in 1991 as Hunter Easton Hayes.


Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson is a journalist and author. Hunter was born in 1937 as Hunter Stockton Thompson in Louisville, Kentucky.


Hunter Parrish

Hunter Parrish is an actor and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Hunter was born in 1987 in Richmond, Virginia, U.S.


Hunter Tylo

Hunter Tylo is an actress and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1980 to present. Hunter was born in 1962 as Deborah Jo Hunter in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.


Past life for Hunter born Sep 27, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.