When Jay Dee Hunter was born on 4 April 1940, in Blaine, Idaho, United States, his father, Elmo Heman Hunter, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Shaw, was 28. He died on 14 April 1940, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.
Scottish and northern English: occupational name from Middle English hunter(e) ‘huntsman’ (see Hunt ).
Irish (Antrim and Derry): adopted for Gaelic Ó Fiaich (see Fee ) due to confusion with the word fiadhach ‘hunt’.
History: A Scottish family of this name (see 1 above) has been established at Hunterston (Ayrshire) since the 13th century.