The frequency with which the surname Hunter in Scotland appears in Scottish historical records to determine the following rank are Census (1841-1911), Old Parish Registers 1538-1854, Statutory Registration of births, deaths and Catholic parish records (1703-1992), Valuation rolls (1855-1925) and Scottish wills and testaments (1513-1925). This record set currently includes 8597 surnames.
Hunter is ranked 47
The three counties in Scotland with the highest per-capita incidence of the surname in 1841.
1) Clackmannanshire (3945.82)
2) Shetland (1391.27)
3) Bute (1037.6)