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What does Walt mean?

Walt Pronunciation of 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).


ASSOCIATED WITH army (warrior), ruler (king)


ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA WALTER Valter, Walder, Wally, Walther, Wat



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How 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)

Walt was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1070 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Walt rated in the Top 2000 are Walter (#271 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Valter and Wally. Usage of these forms of Walt was at its apex 138 years ago (AVERAGE #1503) and has become significantly diminished since (#1567, 96%), with the version Walter falling out of fashion.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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