GÜNTHER
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: GUYN-ter   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Germanic name Gundahar, derived from the elements gund "war" and hari "army, warrior". This was the name of a semi-legendary 5th-century Burgundian king. He appears in the Germanic saga the 'Nibelungenlied', which has him married to the Icelandic queen Brünhild.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Günter, Gunter, Gunther (German), Gundahar (Germanic Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Gundahar (Ancient Germanic), Gunnarr (Ancient Scandinavian), Gunnar, Gunne (Danish), Gunnar, Gunnarr (Norse Mythology), Gunnar, Gunne (Norwegian), Gunnar, Gunne (Swedish)
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GUNTHER
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