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Walter meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Walter No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old High German
How to pronounce Walter wa-lter What does my name mean?
Meanings: Ruler Of The Army People of Power Powerful Warrior Commander of the Army Old High German origin, also English name, meaning composition of "reign" and "Army". In Germany, for over 1000 years spread, now rare. Namesakes: Walther von der Vogelweide, Middle High German poet.

Walter was ranked 292 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 0.68% from its previous ranking of 294 in 2015. Walter was ranked 858 in 1995 list of US girls name and dropped by 1.42% from its previous ranking of 846 in 1994.

Full form of Walter : Wholesome Articulate Lonely Trustful Excitable Respectful

Walter is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 393 in 2015. Only 769 people have Walter as their first name. Walter is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Walter was an uncommon first name for a girl but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2016 and ranked 292 (0.029596% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 623037 people wear Walter as their first name. Comes from the germain "Walden and her" Means: "to govern and loved" Celebrate 9 of April. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Walter showcases in the charts. 0.172367% of US citizens have this given name.

Complete history of Walter
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Popular boy name in
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Expression number of Walter is 7.

Walter likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as Walter are gifted with an analytical mind. Walter are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone.

Names that rhyme with Walter Alter, Colter, Coulter, Fitzwalter, Holter, Kolter, Walter, WaulterFamous people named Walter
Glen Walters in She Goes to War as Actress
Christina Marie Walter in Freaky Friday as Actress
Bridget Walters in The Babadook as Actress
Connie Walter in Wie Feuer und Flamme as Director
Bree Walters in A Death in the Family as Actress
Dawn Walters in Daydream Believer as Actress
Minette Walters in Minette Walters and the Missing Masterpiece as
Polly Walter in Cat Dragged In as Writer
Rita Walter in As the World Turns as Actress
Selene Walters in The Politician as Actress
Walter Koenig, actor,writer,producer
Walter Matthau, actor,director
Walter Brennan, actor
Walter Hill, producer,writer,director
Walter Fasano, editor,assistant director,director
Walter Halsey Davis, writer,producer
Walter Coblenz, production manager,producer
Walter Murch, sound department,editor
Walter Becker, composer,producer
Walter Cronkite, actor,producer
Walter Baumgartner, composer,actor
Walter Werzowa, composer,sound department
Walter Lassally, cinematographer,director
Walter Abbott, writer
Walter Abel, actor
Walter Abraham, actor
Walter Achuga, director
Walter Achugar, producer
Walter Ackerman, actor
Walter Addison, actor
Walter Adler, actor,production manager
Walter Adrian, actor
Names like Walter Wala, Walaa, Walace, Walahfrid, Walaya, Walbert, Walberto, Walbridge, Walbrydge, Walburga, Walby, Walcie, Walcot, Walcott, Walda, Waldean, Waldef, Waldemar, Walden, Waldena
Walter Namesakes Comments :Walter is a male first name , the "h" truncated form of Walther. From this name also derives the family name Walter. The name Walter continues, as does the meaning same Harald , from the word stems walt- ( althochdeutsch : waltan 'rule') and Heer ( althochdeutsch : heri 'task force') together "rule" and "people" and can be translated as "army commander". The name Walter was from the mid-1890s until the mid-1920s among the ten most awarded name for boys in Germany, was there in the early years of the 20th century often ranked one of the frequency statistics. In the 1930s and 1940s, his popularity then declined gradually at first, from the mid-1950s sharply. This name was known in medieval Poland as Walcerz. Today children are Walter barely mentioned. Variants: Valter, Valterino, Walterino; Female: Valterina, Waltera, Walterina. - Refugio Manner My grandfather, my father and I are called Walter. I find the name is ok for adults, but does not go in the modern day for a child at all. - Walter
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