Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. WAHT  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Medieval short form of Walter.

Related Names

VariantsWally, Walt
Other Languages & CulturesWealdhere(Anglo-Saxon) Valter(Croatian) Walter(Danish) Wouter, Wolter, Wout(Dutch) Valter(Estonian) Valtteri(Finnish) Gauthier, Gautier, Gaultier(French) Watse(Frisian) Walter, Walther(German) Walter, Walther, Waltheri, Waldhar(Germanic) 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 DescendantsWatson, Watt, Watts(English)

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Entry updated July 2, 2008