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672
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Gunner

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How popular is the baby 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 1,510 5 1,505
2014 1,575 0 1,575
2015 1,584 6 1,578

Fun Facts about the name Gunner

  • How many people with the first name Gunner have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,362 babies born with the first name Gunner in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gunner to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gunner? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Gunner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gunner is Monday, October 13th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Gunner born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gunner was in 2015 with a total of 1,578 babies. That's a lot of babies named Gunner!
  • Random Gunner Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gunner ranks 97th in popularity as a baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 25 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Gunner: Your name in reverse order is Rennug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Urenng. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gunner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 672 people with the last name Gunner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gunner? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gunner as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Gunner as a first name

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Common first names for Gunner

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gunner U.S.
  White 65.03% 64.26%
  African American 32.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gunner

People with the last name Gunner are most frequently White or African American

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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.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Gun"ner
Senses
  1. One who works a gun or cannon, whether on land, sea, or in the air; a cannoneer.
  2. A warrant officer in the navy having charge of the ordnance on a vessel.
  3. [Zoöl]
    1. The great northern diver or loon. See Loon.
    2. The sea bream.
      (Prov. Eng. or Irish)
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A serviceman in the artillery
  1. (soccer) someone connected with Arsenal Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.

Gunner was also found in the following language(s): Danish

Other Inspirations for the Name Gunner

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Gunner Mac Lipstick
Gunner Tera

What does the name Gunner mean?

Gis for golden, memories you share.

Uis for useful, always to others.

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Nis for noble, your regal bearing.

Eis for expert, in your chosen career

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

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