Walter
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
WAWL-tər
Meaning
Army rule
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Walter is derived from the Germanic name 'Waldhar', itself derived from the words 'wald', which means 'to rule', and 'heri', which means 'army or warrior'.

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