Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈval.tɐ/(German)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

German variant of Walter. This name was borne by the 13th-century German poet Walther von der Vogelweide.

Related Names

VariantsWaldhar, Walter, Waltheri(Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesWealdhere(Anglo-Saxon) Valter(Croatian) Walter(Danish) Wouter, Wolter, Wout(Dutch) Walter, Wally, Walt, Wat(English) Valter(Estonian) Valtteri(Finnish) Gauthier, Gautier, Gaultier(French) Watse(Frisian) Gualtiero, Valter, Walter(Italian) Valters(Latvian) Walter(Norwegian) Waldaharjaz(Old Germanic) Walter(Polish) Guálter, Wálter(Portuguese) Válter(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Bhaltair, Bhàtair(Scottish Gaelic) Valter(Slovene) Gutierre, Gualterio, Wálter(Spanish) Valter, Walter(Swedish) Gwallter(Welsh)
Surname DescendantWalther(German)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   urban   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   simple   serious  


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1507.
Entry updated December 7, 2022