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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 happiness, you always bring.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

Your name in reverse order is "Retnuh". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nhuert". 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 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Hunter" ranks #16 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 348 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of 13,248 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 midwest? 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 Nov 13, 1965

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 Burma approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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