Bounty hunters are professionals who take up the task of capturing criminals or fugitives in exchange for a bounty or commission.
Bounty hunters are not assassins. An assassin operates more like a hitman, killing important people such as military officers or government officials, but bounty hunters help to capture and apprehend fugitives.
While assassination is, of course, illegal, bounty hunting is not. Duane Lee Chapman, more popularly called 'Dog', is probably among the most famous bounty hunters, he was active between 1973 and the present. But bounty hunter characters have become extremely popular today, often taking the lead role in movies and books, there is even the sci fi bounty hunter character in the fantasy world. Boba Fett, for example is the bounty hunter in 'Star Wars'.
You can create your own famous fictional hunters by coming up with a strong character to star in your fantasy world, why not take inspiration for their name from this list?
We've put together a list of some of the best bounty hunter names to inspire you, for more inspiration, you can check out our complete list of Star Wars bounty hunter names or these great hacker names.
Bounty Hunter Names For Girls
Trying to find some cool bounty hunter names for a female character? Let a name from this list inspire you.
1. Bedelia (Irish origin), meaning "the tough or exalted one".
2. Elda (Italian origin), the name means "warrior".
3. Ernestine (German origin), the name means "one who has vigor or determination".
4. Guillerma (Spanish origin), the name means "determined".
5. Hilda (German origin), the name means "battle woman".
6. Kacela (African American origin), the name means "hunter".
7. Karla (French origin), the name means "tough" or "strong".
8. Mahogany (Spanish origin), the name means "rich". This is a great name for your fantasy bounty hunter who will get rich upon successful completion of tasks.
9. Trixy (Latin origin), the name means "adventurer" or "voyager".
10. Winda (Swahili origin), the name means "hunter".
Bounty Hunter Names For Boys
Want a fantasy bounty hunter name for your male character? Why not choose one of these names?
11. Ace (Latin origin), the name means "winner".
12. Bill (German origin), the name means "determined".
13. Cayden (American origin), the name means "fighter".
14. Darius (Greek, Persian origin), the name means "wealthy"
15. Duncan (Scottish origin), the name means "dark warrior".
16. Gahiji (Egyptian origin), the name means "hunter" or "seeker". This is among the more unique boy names for bounty hunters.
17. Gunther (German origin), the name means "battle warrior".
18. Kanok (Thai origin), the name means "gold".
19. Liam (Irish origin), meaning "one who has a strong will".
20. Nakoa (Hawaiian origin), the name means "warrior".
21. Oringo (African origin), meaning "one who loves hunting". Perfect for your fantasy bounty hunter character.
22. Paz (Hebrew origin), the name means "gold".
23. Pyro (Greek origin), the name means "fire" or "heat". An excellent name for your bounty hunter.
Gender Neutral Bounty Hunter Names
Looking for some gender neutral names for your bounty hunter character? Take your pick from among these best bounty hunters' names.
24. Jinhua (Chinese origin), the name means "the brilliance of gold".
25. Minka (Polish origin), the name means "warrior with a strong will".
26. Mirage (French origin), the name means "illusion" or "fantasy". Perfect for your bounty hunter.
27. Riddle (Celtic origin), meaning "a mystifying question or problem to be solved". This is a unique but fantastic name for fictional bounty hunters.
28. Sabre (French origin), meaning "sword", the name represents the fighting spirit of bounty hunters.
29. Sage (French, English origin), the name means "sensible", "prophetic", or "learned". Definitely the qualities your bounty hunter should have.
30. Vanna (Cambodian origin), the name means "golden".
Kidadl has lots of great baby names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for bounty hunter names then why not take a look at these thief names, or for something different take a look at these vampire last names.
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