German, diminutive of Walter
"army ruler"

Walt Origin and Meaning

The name Walt is a boy's name of German origin.

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

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Famous People Named Walt

  • Walter "Walt" WhitmanAmerican poet
  • Walter Elias "Walt" Disneylegendary animator
  • Ronnie Walter "Walt" CunninghamAmerican astronaut

Walt in Pop Culture

  • Walt Griffoncharacter in Jenny Nimmo's "The Children of the Red King" series
  • Walter "Walt" Whitemain character in hit TV show Breaking Bad.
  • Walter "Walt" Lloydcharacter on ABC's hit drama LOST

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