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Valter

What does Valter mean?

Valter Pronunciation of Valter [val-ter] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Valter is "army ruler". Valter is an alternate form of Walter (Old German).

Associated with: army (warrior), ruler (king).

Variations

6 related forms via Walter: Gaultier, Gautier, Valther, Walder, Walt and Walther.

Creative forms:
(male) Valer, Vlater, ..

(female) Valte, Valves, ..

Middle name pairings:
Valter Holden (V.H.), ..

How popular is Valter?

Valter is a rare given name for males. Valter is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Valter reached its highest position of #33 in Sweden in the year 2014, and is at #33 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Valter name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Valter outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Walter (#308 in 2015) and Walt are the prominent related forms of Valter. These forms of Valter were popular as birth names 135 years ago (adoption of 1.7%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.1%, 96%), with the form Walter falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Walt, Walter in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Valter outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alter, Balder, Balfer, Baxter, Calder, Carter, Caster, Colter, Dalten, Galten, Galtero (see Gauthier), Halten (see Halton), Halver, Palmer, Vale, Valen, Valery, Vallen, Vander, Varten, Veltry, Vester, Volker, Walker and Waller. These names tend to be more frequently used than Valter.

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