Name History and Origin for Hunter
Scottish, English, and northern Irish: variant of Hunt, a Middle English secondary derivative formed with the addition of the agent noun suffix -er.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4
Soundex Code for Hunter: H536
Frequently Occurring Surnames From the 1990 Census
21.110 Cummulative Frequency
--Regdeleon 20:20, 29 May 2006 (MDT)
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