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pinWhat does Walt mean?

Walt /walt/ [1 syll.] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Walt is "army ruler". Walt is an alternate form of Walter (Old German). Welt is a familiar surname.


Walt has 12 alternative forms via Walter: Gaultier, Gauthier, Gautier, Gualterio, Gualtiero, Valter, Valther, Walder, Wally, Walther, Wat and Watkins.

Kreatif forms: Waltce, Waltdo, Waltla. [more]

pinHow popular is Walt?

Walt is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#19428 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent varying forms of Walt (unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Walter (#337 the previous year), Wally and Valter. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3887%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.221%, 43.1%), with the versions Wally and Walter becoming less fashionable. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Walt and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wally, Walter in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Galt, Wald, Waldi, Waldo, Walid, Watt and Wild. These names tend to be more frequently used than Walt.