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Gender: M Meaning of Walter: German, "army ruler"

A straightforward, down-to-earth nickname many Walters, from Whitman to Disney, have chosen to go by.

Famous People Named Walt

Walter "Walt" Whitman, American poet
Walter Elias "Walt" Disney, legendary animator
Ronnie Walter "Walt" Cunningham, American astronaut

Pop Culture References for the name Walt

Walt Griffon, character in Jenny Nimmo's "The Children of the Red King" series