Name Walter – origin and meaning

Walter is a male name.

Origin of Walter

Walter is an Old High German name (originally Waltheri/Walthari).

Meaning of Walter

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

Pronunciation of Walter

Alternate spelling of Walter

Valter Walther

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