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The name Gunnar is of Scandinavian origin, and means battle.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gunnar has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Gunnar
Use of the Name Gunnar for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
4,572 4,572 4,572 3,646 1,864 759 386
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gunnar has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gunnar first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1991, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Gunnar
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
Totals:  4,572 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gunnar as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Gunnar appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 14 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.

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Boy Name Gunnar