Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VAL-tu(German)  [key·IPA]

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) 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)

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Sources & References

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