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"HUNT. From Old English (Anglo-Saxon) hunta, Middle English hunte, " huntsman,' hunter." Hence the same as HUNTER. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Wikipedia John Wesley Hunt (1773?1849) was a prominent businessman and early civic leader in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Wikipedia Sir Rex Masterman Hunt KCMG (born 29 June 1926) is a British diplomat and colonial administrator.
Wikipedia Kevin Hunt (born July 4, 1975 in Chatham) is a former English professional football player.
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Wikipedia Andrew "Andy" Hunt (born 9 June 1970 in West Thurrock, Essex) is a former English footballer.
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Wikipedia George Samuel Hunt (22 February 1910 ? 19 September 1996) was an English footballer who played at inside or centre forward.
Wikipedia George Hunt (February 27 1922 Haydon Wick ? 1987 Swindon) was a football Right Back.
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Wikipedia Dame Catherine Hunt DBE (1854?18 October 1948), n?e Catherine Reeve, was a prominent figure in Colchester, Essex, England.
Wikipedia Harriet Vaughn Hunt (born February 4, 1978, Oxford) is an English chess player and four times British Ladies' champion.
Wikipedia Arthur Surridge Hunt (March 1, 1871 ? June 18, 1934) was an English papyrologist.
Wikipedia Reuben Harrison Hunt (February 2, 1862 ? May 28, 1937) was an American architect who spent most of his life in Chattanooga, Tennessee and is considered to have been one of the city's most significant early architects.
Wikipedia Dennis Perrior Hunt (born Portsmouth, 8 September 1937) is an English former football (soccer) player and manager.
Wikipedia Alexander Cameron Hunt (December 23, 1825 ? May 14, 1894) was the fourth Governor of the Territory of Colorado serving from 1867-1869 as a member of the Republican Party.
Wikipedia Esther Hunt (September 4 1751 ? February 2 1820) was a pioneer who lived on America's frontier as a wife, a mother and a leader in her Quaker faith.
Wikipedia Alan John Hunt (AM) (born 9 October 1927) is an Australian politician, having been a member of the Victorian Legislative Council from 1961 until 1992.
Wikipedia Dave Hunt (born November 10, 1967) is an American politician in the state of Oregon.
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Wikipedia Jonathan Richard Hunt (born 2 November 1971) is an English former professional footballer.
Wikipedia John Seva "Jackie" Hunt (February 17, 1920June 21, 1991) was an American football fullback/halfback.
Wikipedia Thomas Perkins Lowman Hunt (1802?1851), speech therapist, inventor of a method of curing stammering.
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Wikipedia Frederick Vinton Hunt (1905 ? Buffalo, April 21,1972) was an inventor, a scientist and a professor at Harvard University who worked in the field of acoustic engineering.
Wikipedia Lesley Hunt (born 29 May 1950) is a former Tennis player from Perth, Western Australia.
Wikipedia Jay Hunt (born Jacqueline Hunt in Sydney, Australia), is the present Controller of BBC One.
Wikipedia William or Wilson Price Hunt (March 20, 1783 ? April 13, 1842) was an early pioneer of the Oregon Country in the Pacific Northwest of North America.
Wikipedia Justin Travis Hunt (born September 16, 1976), is an American filmmaker.
Wikipedia Duane Garrison Hunt (September 19, 1884?March 31, 1960) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Wikipedia Kenneth Lawrence Hunt (July 13, 1934, in Grand Forks, North Dakota ? June 8, 1997) was a professional baseball player who played six seasons for the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels, and Washington Senators of Major League Baseball.
Wikipedia Calvin Cornelius Hunt (born December 31, 1947) is a former American football player.
Wikipedia Thomas Hunt was a footballer, born in West Bromwich in 1908 and died in West Bromwich in 1975.
Wikipedia Ben Hunt (June 6, 1978 in Bendigo, Victoria) is an Australian basketballer currently playing in the National Basketball League for the Perth Wildcats.
Wikipedia Herbert Frederick Hunt (September 21, 1923, London - April 25, 1986, Weybridge) was an English jazz pianist.
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Wikipedia Douglas ?Doug? Hunt (19 May 1914 - 30 May 1989) was a professional footballer whose career lasted from 1934 to 1948.
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Wikipedia Jarvis Hunt (August 6, 1863 - June 15, 1941) was an American architect who built several large union stations.
Wikipedia Sharon Ann Hunt (born 11 October 1977 in Bury St Edmunds) is a British three-day eventing rider.
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Wikipedia Garet Hunt (born October 14, 1987 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger who is currently playing for the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL and is a prospect for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
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Wikipedia Daryl Lynn Hunt (born November 3, 1956 in Odessa, Texas) is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for six seasons for the Houston Oilers.
Wikipedia Michael Anthony "Mike" Hunt is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for three seasons for the Green Bay Packers, appearing in a total of 69 games.
Wikipedia Kenneth Henderson Hunt was Foundation Professor of Engineering at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and an expert in kinematics.
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Wikipedia Morgan Marshall Hunt (born 5 March 1931) is a former Welsh footballer.
Wikipedia "Not to be confused with George E Hunt.
Wikipedia Donal Hunt (born 1949 in Bantry, County Cork) is a retired Irish sportsperson.
Wikipedia Jamar Hunt (born December 4, 1982) is an American football tight end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Jeff Hunt is a Canadian businessman who currently owns the Ottawa 67's hockey club of the Ontario Hockey League.
Wikipedia Lois Hunt (November 26, 1924 ? July 26, 2009) was an American lyric soprano who had spent some of her earlier career performing at New York City's Metropolitan Opera and later spent four decades performing and recording classical music and musical theater numbers nationwide together with baritone Earl Wrightson.
Wikipedia David Hunt (1934-1985) was a British ornithologist.
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Wikipedia Patrick Hunt was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a centre half.
Wikipedia William Edmund "Billy" Hunt (born 25 November 1934) is an English former professional footballer who played for Colchester United.
Wikipedia Waldo Henley Hunt (November 28, 1920 ? November 6, 2009) was a prolific producer of pop-up books, having nearly singlehandedly revived the genre in the post-war era.