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Walt Brown was the Socialist Party candidate for the US presidency in 2004.
-- TheJessica  7/20/2005
Let's not forget the famous Walt Disney.
-- tambug  1/13/2006
Walter Cuthbert Blythe was a character in Anne of Green Gables. He was Anne's second son and third child.
-- Kris-tine  7/13/2006
Walter C. Dornez is a butler in the manga Hellsing, by Kohta Hirano. Walter Sullivan is also the name of a serial killer in the fourth installment of the Silent Hill video game series.
-- SerasVictoria  7/21/2006
I don't particularly like the name Walter but I do like the nickname Wat for it! It reminds me of Wat from a Knights Tale hehe :)
-- downinalbion  10/30/2006
A very nice name. It reminds me of a bright eyed man with a dazzling smile and a big imagination.
-- arrowhead909  1/24/2007
Walter Fricke wrote the book "Sudden Strangers: The Story of a Gay Son and His Father" with the help of his son, Aaron.
-- Emmasj  4/18/2007
Walter Cronkite (journalist), Walter Matthau (actor), Walter Mondale (politician), Walter Gropius (architect), Sir Walter Raleigh (writer and explorer), and Sir Walter Scott (writer) are particularly famous bearers of the name. It was also actor Bruce Willis's original first name. Incidentally, Walter Blythe, Anne's son in the Anne of Green Gables books, was named after Anne's late father, Walter.
-- valerie28  6/12/2007
It´s also the Czech form.
Name Day: 9th January.
-- Maggie_Simpson  7/9/2007
Walter Glass was a character from J. D. Salinger's glass family short stories/Novels.
-- So Be It  7/18/2007
Walter Gay is a character in Charles Dickens' novel "Dombey and Son."
-- Kate  11/25/2007
In the documentary Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer, Walter McCandless was Chris McCandless' controlling father.
-- Carriebear_Nocare  2/2/2008
Walter is the name of the dad in the show Drake and Josh.
-- Anonymous User  3/14/2008
A famous bearer was Canadian-born actor Walter Huston (April 6, 1884 - April 7, 1950). He is well-known for his roles in 'The Virginian' (1929), 'American Madness' (1932), 'Dodsworth' (1936), 'The Devil and Daniel Webster' (1941), 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' (1942), the latter three for which he received Academy Award nominations for. He also won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for 'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre' (1948).
-- AndrewJKD  4/11/2008
In Serbian and Croation the name Walter is "Vlado", similar to English Waldo. In Polish it's "Vah-zhoo" and Russian, "Vladimir". When I was a child I was called by the diminutive, "Vla-DEE".
-- padleynj  5/12/2008
The name always makes me think of grumpy old men and fat, balding, and obnoxious middle-aged men.
-- slight night shiver  5/13/2008
Corporal Walter "Radar" O'Reilly of the M*A*S*H 4077.
-- Atarah Derek  5/21/2008
Walter Elra Sithol is the sadistic adolescent protagonist of Scott Loring Sanders' "The Hanging Woods."
-- EmilyOlive  5/22/2008
This name is also used in Limburgish.
-- Lucille  10/18/2008
Dr Walter Freeman (1895-1972) was a neurosurgeon who performed 3500 lobotomies in USA. He is called "the lobotomist".
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/lobotomist/program/index.html
-- Anonymous User  11/1/2008
Listen to the German pronunciation of Walter here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
-- _satu_  1/2/2009
A famous bearer, Walter Koenig, portrayed Ensign Chekov in Star Trek (TOS).
-- nenmo  3/13/2009
The only person I know with this name is a little boy. It sounds very pleasant and refreshing to me. I like Walt as a nickname, too.
-- MoonAgeDaydreamer  6/23/2009
Walter is also widely used in Italy, where it is pronounced VHAL-ter. [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  10/11/2009
I love the name Walter, except for the fact that Wally is a popular nickname, since a "wally" is slang for a fool.
-- SandSea  2/20/2010
Walter Kovacs is the name of the alter-ego of the vigilante Rorschach in the comic book/graphic novel Watchmen.
-- La Reina  3/2/2010
This name brings to mind Paul Stewart's book Muddle Earth, where the Horned Baron, named Walter, has an incredibly annoying wife who has ordered him to buy her some singing curtains. The wife always yells, "WAL-TER! Where are my singing curtains?"
-- Anonymous User  7/24/2010
Walter is the name of Walter Bishop, the mad scientist on the TV show FRINGE.
-- Dawson  8/2/2010
My paternal grandfather was named this. I think it would be cool for a kid, and he'll stand out out of the the Kaidens, Braidens, and Jaidens in his class. A real refreshing choice. (:
-- Chrila96  1/24/2011
Of all the famous bearers of this name, the one that comes to my mind first is the handsome fictional character Walter Blythe from L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables books. Walter was a sensitive, artistic poet who had something of the clairvoyant in him, and (spoiler alert!) in the book 'Rilla of Ingleside', he died bravely and honorably fighting in WWI. To me Walter will always be that sensitive boy and I think this name has much more class and staying power than a stupid made up name like Jayden.
-- MiYung  8/4/2011
I really like the name Walter, and I totally agree with the above comment. I hope it'll be used more often in the future. :-)
-- walesgal92  1/7/2012
Everytime I hear this name I imagine a cute little fisherman from the old days. I really love this name it so cute and innocent and it fits on a grown man too. Also it still has that classy feel or the nice sweet great pa sound to it.
-- Anonymous User  6/11/2013
Walter Joseph Kovacs is the "real" name of Rorschach from Alan Moore's Watchmen series.
-- TomMH2  3/14/2014

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