US Popularity:889
Other Origin(s):Norse, Swedish
Meaning:Brave and bold warrior; Spring battle; Woman battler; Battle of truth
Gunner is a boy's name of German and Old Norse origin and respelling of Gunnar. This Viking-inspired title can be interpreted as “brave and bold warrior” and is a variant of Gunther. Gunner is also a Swedish girl’s name from the Norse Gunnvǫr, meaning “spring battle,” “woman battler,” or possibly “battle of truth.” 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.

Gunner Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Gunner is currently #2146 on The Bump
Boy:Gunner is currently #1200 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Gunner is currently #889 in U.S. births
Boy:Gunner is currently #439 in U.S. births

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