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The name Hunter is of English origin, and means hunter.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Hunter 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 Hunter
Use of the Name Hunter for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
123,920 122,125 119,900 98,836 53,569 18,677 8,803
The table below indicates the number of times the name Hunter has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  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 Hunter
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188054612  
18818266  
188262310  
18838416  
18849076  
188562110  
18868057  
1887    
188849316  
188960411  
18907828  
189157511  
189265911  
189359012  
18947639  
18959327  
189654315  
18978268  
189871910  
189968210  
190076312  
19018118  
190256815  
1903    
190455017  
190565014  
190669313  
190775813  
190869515  
190981713  
191076816  
191180517  
191284628  
191379236  
191482842  
191587550  
191693247  
191784058  
191878170  
191990155  
192082766  
1921    
192292357  
192381468  
192485465  
1925    
192686060  
192791656  
192890855  
192984161  
1930    
193192949  
193289552  
1933    
193494645  
193596144  
1936    
1937    
1938    
1939    
1940    
1941    
1942    
1943    
1944    
194594247  
194684761  
194783868  
194899150  
194999549  
195098350  
1951    
1952    
1953    
195490068  
1955    
195695961  
195788174  
195896762  
195993967  
196090470  
196190272  
196288075  
196390868  
196488275  
196589368  
196689565  
196781579  
196876993  
196978597  
1970785109  
197181299  
197289181  
197385886  
197484690  
1975804107  
1976733130  
1977674157  
1978695146  
1979613194  
1980555238  
1981519264  
1982476314  
1983439356  
1984381456  
1985337564  
1986306670  
1987270804  
1988244976  
19892261,203  
19902191,388  
19911671,926  
19921352,538  
1993973,788518471
1994675,579327821
1995536,712340775
1996477,600354782
1997448,400371728
19983611,074304996
19993611,481355844
20003512,520402714
20013611,317439628
20023811,055560472
2003419,874763323
2004498,803740351
Totals:  123,920 7,905

During the last 125 years, parents have used Hunter as a boy's name about 94% of the time and less frequently (about 5% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Hunter appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 106 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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