Walter: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Derived from a Germanic name meaning “ruler of an army.” These days those little green plastic soldiers will have to suffice.


Wally, Walt.

Famous people named Walter:

Cartoonist and film producer Walt Disney; poet Walt Whitman; explorer Sir Walter Raleigh; actor Walter Matthau; journalist Walter Cronkite.

Fun fact:

You may know him as actor Bruce Willis, but his parents named him Walter.

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