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ˈhʌn trɪshuntress

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. huntressnoun

    a woman hunter


  1. huntressnoun

    A female hunter.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Huntressnoun

    A woman that follows the chace.

    Etymology: from hunter.

    And thou thrice crowned queen of night, survey
    With thy chaste eye, from thy pale sphere above,
    Thy huntress’ name, that my full life doth sway. William Shakespeare.

    Shall I call
    Antiquity from the old schools of Greece,
    To testify the arms of chastity?
    Hence had the huntress Dian her dread bow,
    Fair silver-shafted queen, for ever chaste. John Milton.

    Let old Arcadia boast her ample plain,
    Th’ immortal huntress, and her virgin train;
    Nor envy Windsor. Alexander Pope, Windsor Forest.

    represents Diana with her quiver at her shoulder; but at the same time he describes her as an huntress. William Broome.


  1. Huntress

    A huntress is a woman who engages in the act of hunting. A stock character in fantasy fiction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Huntressnoun

    a woman who hunts or follows the chase; as, the huntress Diana


  1. Huntress

    The Huntress is a name used by several characters in DC Comics. The Golden Age Huntress is a supervillainess, while the Bronze Age and Modern Age Huntresses are superheroines.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Huntress is ranked #37848 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Huntress surname appeared 587 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Huntress.

    95.7% or 562 total occurrences were White.
    1.3% or 8 total occurrences were Asian.
    1% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of huntress in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of huntress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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