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Name Walter

Origin:From Old High German words for rule and army, warriorTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:German, Scandinavian, English, French
Short forms:Wally, Walt
Topics:Asteroid 8021 Walter, discovered 1990
US 2015 rank:#308     ... 306:Trevor, 307:Phoenix, 308:Walter, 309:Johnathan, 310:Johnny ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Valter, Walker, Walther, Altea, Balder, Carter, Carter, Karter, Karter, Malte     Details
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About Walter, the group of names with the same origin as Walter

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin:old Germanic two-element name
Words:waltan = to rule  Old High German
 heri = the army, the warrior  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:8:Walter Austria 2015,  16:Wout Belgium 2006,  19:Valtteri Finland/Finnish 2008,  23:Valter Sweden 2015,  127:Wouter Belgium 2013,  141:Gauthier France 2002,  227:Gautier France 2002
Name variants:Gauthier, Gautier, Gualtiero, Valter, Valtteri, Wally, Walt, Walter, Walther, Walti, Wout, Wouter   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Austria prevalence 2015 8
Belgium prevalence 2013 81
Ecuador prevalence 2013 48
Germany prevalence 2005 18
Peru prevalence 2015 24
Switzerland prevalence 2013 10
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 243,  1980-1989 158,  1970-1979 105,  1960-1969 82
USA prevalence 1990 41
USA yearlyGraph2015 308,  2014 337,  2013 342,  2012 376,  2011 375,  2010 372,  2009 383,  2008 393,  2007 379,  2006 356,  2005 374,  2004 365,  2003 354,  2002 330,  2001 334,  2000 308,  1999 310,  1998 311,  1997 273,  1996 272,  1995 265,  1994 250,  1993 220
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