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pinWhat does Walt mean?

Walt /walt/ 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 5 alternative forms via Walter: Valter, Walder, Wally, Walther and Wat.

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

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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 from current records), Wally and Valter. Adoption of these forms of Walt was at its apex 54 years ago (average #611) and is somewhat less today (#779, 43%), with versions like Wally falling out of fashion. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Walt and corresponding names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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 Aralt, Colt, Galt, Holt, Kolt, Milt, Wade, Wadly, Wain, Waite, Waits, Wake, Wald, Waldi, Waldo, Walid, Walsh, Walton, Ward, Ware, Watt, Watts, Way, Wayn, Wayte, West, Wiatt, Wil, Wild, Will, Witt, Wole, Wolf, Wulf and Wyatt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Walt.