Gunter Surname Origin
Supposed to be the same as Ingulphus, from In and golpe, Belgic, to swallow down, to devour. The name may be local, and given to a native of Gaunt or Ghent.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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