Walter

Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #342 in 2013 and #337 in 2014.

Famous People

Walter Scott (Singer), Walter Matthau (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Walter Cronkite (TV Actor), Walter Brennan (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Walter Koenig (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Walter Emanuel Jones (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Walter Dean Myers (Writer), Walter Pidgeon (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Germanic wald "rule" + heri, hari "army".

Meaning(s):

-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-).

In German

Origin: From Old High German waltan ‎(“to rule”) + heri ‎(“army”). Cognate with English Walter.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

-(last name common patronymic -comes from the language-)

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-( male name), variant spelling of Valter.