Hunger Family History
Hunger Name Meaning
German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name, Hun(e)ger, composed of the elements hun ‘bear cub’ + ger, gar ‘spear’. German: ethnic name from Ungar, Unger ‘Hungarian’. German: from Middle High German hunger ‘hunger’; a nickname for a thin or undernourished person, or sometimes a topographic name from a piece of land named with this word with reference to the infertility of the soil. English: probably from an Old English personal name, Hungar.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press