Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. WAHT
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Meaning & History

Medieval short form of Walter.

Related Names

VariantsWally, Walt
Other Languages & CulturesWaldhar, Walter, Walther(Ancient Germanic) Valter(Croatian) Walter(Danish) Wouter, Wolter, Wout(Dutch) Valter(Estonian) Valtteri(Finnish) Gauthier, Gautier, Gaultier(French) Wate, Watse(Frisian) Walter, Walther(German) Gualtiero, Valter, Walter(Italian) Walter(Norwegian) Walter(Polish) Guálter, Wálter(Portuguese) Válter(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Bhaltair, Bhàtair(Scottish) Valter(Slovene) Gutierre, Gualterio, Wálter(Spanish) Valter, Walter(Swedish) Gwallter(Welsh)
Surname DescendantsWatson, Watt, Watts(English)

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Entry updated July 2, 2008