Vaulty is registered in the Oxford English Dictionary as: "resembling a vault; having the arching form of a vault". The word "vault" itself entered english via the french "voute" which itself stems from the Latin "volvere," namely "to turn".
Assuming the name was taken from a German gal, it was probably originally pronounced "Fawlty," as in evetyone's favorite resort in Torquay :)
German : Will you stop talking about the war! Basil : Me? You started it! German : We did not start it. Basil : Yes you did, you invaded Poland...
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