Hunter

Unisex

Meaning

One who hunts

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈhʌntər/

Traits associated with the name Hunter:

Dogs named Hunter tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Hunter?

It suggests that you have an appreciation for nature and the outdoors, and that you value qualities such as strength, courage, and determination.

Is Hunter a good dog name?

Hunter has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Hunter isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Hunter is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Hunter was, in the past month, the 453rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Hunter is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Hunter was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Hunter's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Hunter is most adored in Rhode Island, North Dakota and Oregon.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, Minnesota and Delaware.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Hunter.

Most popular breeds named Hunter:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Beagle

Famous dogs named Hunter:

  • television icon A bloodhound named Hunter featured in the television show King Leonardo and His Short Subjects.

Hunter is found in these categories:

country dog names
country

This name reflects rural traditions of tracking and capturing game, often involving dogs.

scottish dog names
scottish

Originates from Scottish surname, linked to hunting profession in medieval Scotland.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular among 90s sitcom canines, its roots trace back to medieval hunting traditions.

preppy dog names
preppy

Evokes images of elite Ivy League sportsmen and East Coast sophistication.

big dog names
big

Suggests strength, courage, and a keen sense of adventure.

hunting dog names
hunting

The name implies the dog's purpose or skill in tracking and capturing game.

fall dog names
fall

Associations with hunting season, which typically occurs during autumn, make it a seasonally inspired name.

british dog names
british

Common surname and profession in British history, often used in literature.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes images of playful pups chasing after imaginary prey.

cool dog names
cool

Evokes adventurous spirit, referencing popular outdoor pursuits and iconic pop culture characters.

Dog names like Hunter:

Harp Player
Woodland, clearing.
Bright and shiny.
Leader, commander, governor of a province
Lives by the forest or bush
Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
Hunter dog name meaning

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