Name Walter Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Walter


Walter is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Walter?

Walter is an Old High German name. The original form of the name was Waltheri or Walthari.

What does the name Walter mean?

Walter means “ruler of the army” (from Old High German “waltan” = to rule + “heri” = army).

Pronunciation of Walter

Variants of the name Walter

Valder Valter Válter Walther

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Popularity of the name Walter

The name Walter is ranked #2653 overall.

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