Origin:German
Popularity:647
Meaning:battler or warrior
Gunner is a boy's name of German origin. It means "battler" or "warrior" and is a variant of Gunther. Gunnar Hámundarson was an Icelandic chieftain and skilled fighter believed to have fought in many Viking battles throughout the 10th century. With a name like Gunner, you can encourage baby to be fierce and brave when faced with life's challenges. Perhaps these admiral sentiments inspired The Killers' front-man, Brandon Flowers, to name his second son Gunnar in 2009.

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