Scandinavian variation of Gunther
"bold warrior"

Gunner Origin and Meaning

The name Gunner is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "bold warrior".

The kind of nouveau macho name favored by NRA-leaning parents. Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers gave it to his son in 2009. Gunnar is another spelling that makes the name a bit less militaristic.

# 439 in the US

Gunner Rank in US Top 1000

# 752 on Nameberry

Gunner Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Gunner Popularity

Famous People Named Gunner

  • Gunnerring name of Chad Lail, American pro wrestler
  • Gunner Scottring name of Brent Albright, American pro wrestler
  • Christian "Gunner" de MediciAmerican adult film actor
  • Gunner Nicholas Sixx (b. 1991)son of musician Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe
  • Gunner Vincent Calaway (b. 1993)son of pro wrestler The Undertaker
  • Gunner Robert Papelbon (b. 2010)son of baseball player Jonathan Papelbon
  • Gunner Black Furstenfeld (b. 2016)son of singer Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October
  • Gunner Stone Pratt (b.2017)son of Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt
  • Gunner Gomez member of Hi5 studio

Gunner in Pop Culture

  • Gunner Jensencharacter in The Expendables movies
  • Gunnercharacter in webcomic "Zap!"
  • Gunnerkrigg Courta webcomic by Tom Siddell
  • Gunnernickname for fans of rock band Guns N' Roses