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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VAL-tu(German)
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Meaning & History

German variant of WALTER. This name was borne by the 13th-century German poet Walther von der Vogelweide.
VariantsWaldhar, Walter(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesValter(Croatian) Valter, Walter(Danish) Wouter, Wolter(Dutch) Walter, Wally, Walt, Wat(English) Valter(Estonian) Valtteri(Finnish) Gauthier, Gautier, Gaultier(French) Wate, Watse(Frisian) Gualtiero, Valter, Walter(Italian) Valter, Walter(Norwegian) Walter(Polish) Guálter, Valter(Portuguese) Bhaltair, Bhàtair(Scottish) Valter(Slovene) Gutierre, Gualterio(Spanish) Valter, Walter(Swedish) Gwallter(Welsh)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1507
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