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Hunter Name Meaning and Origin

Hunter Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Tracker, pursuer, huntsman

Name Origin


The name Hunter means someone who tracks and pursues wild animals, typically for sport or survival. It originates from the English language and is often associated with someone who is skilled in hunting or tracking.

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Hunter Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Hunter is a one-syllable name with a strong and clear pronunciation, making it easy to say and remember.

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The name Hunter has a balanced rhythm with a strong emphasis on the single syllable, providing a smooth and pleasant flow when spoken.

Famous People Named Hunter

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes is a country music singer and songwriter known for hits like 'Wanted' and 'I Want Crazy'. He has won multiple awards and is recognized for his musical talent and performances.

● Hunter Biden

Hunter Biden is the son of former US Vice President Joe Biden. He is an American lawyer and investment advisor, and has been involved in various business ventures.

● Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson was an American journalist and author known for his unconventional writing style. He is famous for works like 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'.

Hunter Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Hunter

The name Hunter may bring to mind negative associations with excessive hunting or animal cruelty. In some cultures, hunting is considered a controversial activity, which could lead to negative connotations associated with the name.

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