Meaning and Origin of: Walter
Boy name origins & meanings:
- German : Powerful warrior, army ruler
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings:
- German, Swedish, and English : from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wald ‘rule’ + heri, hari ‘army’. The personal name was introduced into England from France by the Normans in the form Walt(i)er, Waut(i)er.