Home > Wat


What does Wat mean?

Wat Pronunciation of Wat [wat] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Wat is "army ruler". Wat is a version of Walter (Old German).

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


2 alternative forms via Walter: Wally and Walt.

Creative forms:
(male) Wati, Watti, ..

(female) Wata, Watta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wat Vivaan (W.V.), ..

How popular is Wat?

Wat is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#66878 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Wat (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Walter (#308 from current records), Walt and Wally. These forms of Wat were popular as baby names 135 years ago (adoption of 1.66%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.06%, 96.4%), with the version Walter becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wat and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Wat is pronounced similarly to Ot, Waite, Watt, Wayte, White, Wiatt, Witt and Wyatt. Other suggested similar names are Bat, Mat, Nat, Pat and Way. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wat.

See names
in meaning and etymology.