What does Alter mean?
Associated with: old.
(male) Anter, Arter, ..
(female) Alte, Althe, .. Middle name pairings:
Alter Lian (A.L.), ..
How popular is Alter?
Alter is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#8176 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Alter (not ranked) are Aldo (#617 from current records), Aldon and Al. Adoption of these relations of Alter was common among parents 13 years ago (median #1469) and is somewhat less today (#1539, ▼29%). Aldo is more widely used than the rest, while Al has become less popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Alter is alike in pronunciation to Alltair, Altaer, Altair, Altayr and Walter▼. Other suggested similar names are Abeer, Abner, Acer, Adler, Ailmer (see Aylmer), Alair, Alaster, Alben, Albern, Albert▼, Alden▲, Alec▼, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alester, Alex, Alfeo, Alfey, Algar, Alger, Algey, Alister, Allen▼, Allerd (see Ellard), Allex, Alley, Allger, Allmer, Alsten, Alta, Alten, Alto, Alton▼, Altus, Alvar, Alven, Alvern, Alvert, Alyster, Ameer▲, Amer, Ammer, Ander, Anker, Anteo, Antero, Arte, Arther▼, Artor, Artur, Asher▲, Asser, Atef, Avner, Aylmer, Aymer, Colter, Elber, Elder, Elger, Elmer▼, Peter▼, Slater, Ulmer and Valter. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alter.See names in meaning and etymology.