WHAT IT MEANS: Hunter — obviously.
WHERE IT ORIGINATED: Derived from the Old English word “hunta,” it was an occupational surname for one who was a hunter of game.
POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: Hunt!
KNOW THIS: The name is currently the 45th most common name for boys in the U.S., and is often associated with eccentric author Hunter S. Thompson.
POP CULTURE CONNECTION: Scarlett Johansson’s twin brother is named Hunter.