Name Walter

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Walter

Walter is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Walter

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

Meaning of Walter

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

Pronunciation of Walter

Variants of the name Walter

Valter Walther

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Name Statistic: Walter is ranked #2646 overall ↓ -77

  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 96 ↓ -1
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 199 ↓ -21
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 385 ↑↑ 157
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 1440 ↓ -68
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1448 ↓↓ -271
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 1689 ↑ 15
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1696 ↓ -14
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1971 ↑↑ 101
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2083 ↓↓ -101
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 2190 ↓ -34
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2535 ↓↓ -277
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2671 ↑ 88
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 2794 ↓↓ -189
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3371 ↓ -77
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3877 ↓↓ -241
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 3927 ↑↑ 180
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 4143 ↓↓ -304
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5587 ↓↓ -907
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8217 ↑↑ 1837

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Name Walter

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