Hunter: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Hunter

Hunter

Pronunciation: HUHN-ter (key)

Origin of the name Hunter:

Transferred use of the surname derived from the Middle English hunte (a hunter, a huntsman). Short: Hunt.

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My younger brother's name is Hunter. I know he likes it and it is not too common. I always call him Hunny (:

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Hunt
Huntsman
Hunny
Hunny Bee
Hunny Bunny
Hunny Bun

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Hunter S. Thompson, American writer.
Hunter Pence, MLB outfielder with the Houston Astros.
Hunter Parrish, American actor.
Hunter Mahan, American golfer
Evan Hunter, American author and screenwriter.
Hunter Hayes, American country singer.
Hunter Biden, American lawyer and son of Vice President Joe Biden.

Hunter in song, story & screen: | Edit

Hunter Redfern, a vampire character in the Night World series by L.J. Smith.

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