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Gender: Male Meaning of Gunner: "bold warrior" Origin of Gunner: Scandinavian variation of Gunther Gunner's Popularity in 2017: #262

The name Gunner is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "bold warrior". Gunner is ranked #262 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Attitude Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Gunner

Gunner, ring name of Chad Lail, American pro wrestler
Gunner Scott, ring name of Brent Albright, American pro wrestler
Christian "Gunner" de Medici, American 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

Pop Culture References for the name Gunner

Gunner Jensen, character in The Expendables movies
Gunner, character in webcomic "Zap!"
Gunnerkrigg Court, a webcomic by Tom Siddell
Gunner, nickname for fans of rock band Guns N' Roses