Baby Name Games

Hunter February 17, 2007

Filed under: Boys H,Top 100 List — namegames @ 4:50 am

US Popular Names for Twins       United States Top 100       Boys


  • The name Hunter was ranked 54 in popularity for boys in the US in 2006.
  • Hunter was ranked 545 in 1880. It gradually decreased in popularity and fell out of the top 1000, returning in 1956 at 958. It increased in popularity and broke into the top 100 in 1993 at 97. It reached an alltime high of 35 in 2000 and now seems to be losing popularity. This may be a name we see more frequently on the girls’ charts in the future.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It works well for parents avoiding nicknames.
  • The meaning of “hunter” can be considered favorable.


  • The English meaning of Hunter is “hunter.”

Alternate Spellings


  • Hunt

Is your name Hunter or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.


One Response to “Hunter”

  1. hellohunter Says:

    Hey, my name is Hunter and I’m a girl. It’s a southern name, and a family name for me.

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