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What does Valther mean?

Valther Pronunciation of Valther [valther] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and Valther means "army ruler". Valther is a variant form of Walter (Old German).

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


6 related forms via Walter: Gaultier, Gauthier, Gautier, Valter, Walder and Walther.

Creative forms:

(female) Valthia, Valthra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Valther Donavan (V.D.), ..

How popular is Valther?

Valther is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Valther is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Valter and Walter (#308 from recent data) are the prominent variation forms of Valther (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Valther was well-received among parents during 1880-1889 (usage of 1.7%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1%, down 96.4%), with the form Walter becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Altaer, Alter, Arther, Balder, Balfer, Baxter, Calder, Carter, Cartier, Caster, Colter, Falkner, Gunther, Halver, Leanther, Lother, Louther, Luther, Maither, Mather, Matther, Pallmer (see Palmer), Palmer, Uther, Vachel, Vale, Valen, Valery, Vallen, Vander, Varten, Vester, Vischer, Volker, Vollker, Walker and Waller. These names tend to be more commonly used than Valther.

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