Hunter Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Hunter Name Meaning

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 ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hutter, Hunte, Hayter, Luter, Hunger, Muter, Hucker, Suter, Horter

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hunter Family Origin

Where is the Hunter family from?

SHOW MORE

Hunter Family Occupations

What did your Hunter ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hunter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunter. A less common occupation for the Hunter family was Annuitant. The most common Hunter occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Hunter's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Hunter | Data not to scale

Hunter Historical Records

What Hunter family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hunter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hunter

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Hunter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunter lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Hunter Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Look up another name