Walter

Walter is a boy name and means commander of the army. It is a German name and its pronunciation is \wa(l)-ter\. Other similar names and variants include: Galt, Gaultier, Gauthier, Gautier, Gualterio, Gualtiero, Valter, Valther, Walden, Walder, Wally, Walt, Walther, Wat, Watkins, Watt. Walter is a very popular first name for men (#41 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#655 out of 88799).
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Walter VIP rank

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#271
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#10
Highest rank
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150
Actors named Walter
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40
Directors named Walter
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2
Singers named Walter
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12
Writers named Walter

Famous people named Walter

Here’s a list of VIPs named Walter:

Famous actors named Walter and their movies

Walter Miller
Walter Miller

Born on January 23, 1923

  • Age: 98
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 57
Rogue of the Rio Grande

Rogue of the Rio Grande

Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet

Starring: José Bohr, Myrna Loy, Walter Miller, Carmelita Geraghty

Gordon of Ghost City

Gordon of Ghost City

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Buck Jones, Madge Bellamy, Walter Miller, Tom Ricketts

The Ivory-Handled Gun

The Ivory-Handled Gun

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Buck Jones, Charlotte Wynters, Walter Miller, Frank Rice

Ghost Patrol

Ghost Patrol

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Tim McCoy, Claudia Dell, Walter Miller, Wheeler Oakman

Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau

Born on October 01, 1920

  • Age: 100
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 53
A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Country: United States of America

Charade

Charade

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn

Country: United States of America

Fail-Safe

Fail-Safe

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States of America

JFK

JFK

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau

Country: United States of America

Walter Slezak
Walter Slezak

Born on May 03, 1902

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 29
Michael

Michael

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Walter Slezak, Max Auzinger, Nora Gregor, Robert Garrison

Country: United States of America

This Land Is Mine

This Land Is Mine

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, George Sanders, Walter Slezak

Country: United States of America

Lifeboat

Lifeboat

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak, Walter Slezak, William Bendix

Country: United States of America

Born to Kill

Born to Kill

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak, Phillip Terry

Country: United States of America

Famous directors named Walter and their movies

Walter Edwards
Walter Edwards
  • No. of movies: 29

The Last of the Ingrams

Directed by: Walter Edwards

Starring: William Desmond, Margery Wilson, Robert McKim, Walt Whitman

A Pair of Silk Stockings

A Pair of Silk Stockings

Directed by: Walter Edwards

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Harrison Ford, Wanda Hawley, Vera Doria

The Relic

Directed by: Walter Edwards

Starring: Walter Edwards, R.L. Dell, Roy Laidlaw, Walter Belasco

The Final Reckoning

Directed by: Walter Edwards

Starring: Walter Edwards, Enid Markey, Arthur L. Jarrett, J. Barney Sherry

Walter Forde
Walter Forde
  • No. of movies: 28
Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday

Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday

Directed by: Walter Forde

Starring: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Linden Travers, Wally Patch

Rome Express

Directed by: Walter Forde

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Esther Ralston, Hugh Williams, Donald Calthrop

Rome Express

Rome Express

Directed by: Walter Forde

The Ghost Train

The Ghost Train

Directed by: Walter Forde

Starring: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Kathleen Harrison, Peter Murray-Hill

Country: United States of America

Walter Lantz
Walter Lantz

Born on April 27, 1899

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 18
Cartune Classics

Cartune Classics

Directed by: Walter Lantz

Dinky Doodle in the Hunt

Directed by: Walter Lantz

Starring: Walter Lantz

Little Red Riding Hood

Directed by: Walter Lantz

Starring: Walter Lantz

Walter Salles
Walter Salles

Born on April 12, 1956

  • Age: 64
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 10
On The Road

On The Road

Directed by: Walter Salles

Dark Water

Dark Water

Directed by: Walter Salles

Famous writers named Walter and their books

Walter Mosley
Walter Mosley

Born on January 12, 1952

  • Age: 69
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 10
The Long Fall

The Long Fall

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The widely praised New York Times bestseller, and Mosley's first new series since his acclaimed Easy Rawlins novels... Leonid McGill is an ex-boxer and a hard drinker looking to

Little Scarlet

Little Scarlet

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For the huge audience that has always thought they should read Walter Mosley, he delivers at last the novel they've been waiting for-one so unstoppably dramatic that it will rank among

Black Betty

Black Betty

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Detective Easy Rawlins returns in a mystery set in 1961 Los Angeles as Easy accepts a job searching for a beautiful woman nicknamed ""Black Betty,"" who works as a

A Little Yellow Dog

A Little Yellow Dog

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The eagerly awaited new easy Rawlins novel by Walter Mosley--the most acclaimed mystery writer of the nineties and a major presence in American literature.

Walter Lord
Walter Lord

Born on October 09, 1917

  • Age: 103
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 9
Incredible Victory

Incredible Victory

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A remarkable account of what has been called 'the most decisive naval battle since Trafalgar.'—Los Angeles Times

A Night To Remember

A Night To Remember

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The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

The Night Lives On

The Night Lives On

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The most awesome ocean-going vessel the world had ever seen, the mightly TITANIC struck an iceberg and sank on the night of April 14, 1912, carrying more than 1500 souls--and uncountable

Day Of Infamy

Day Of Infamy

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A special 60th anniversary edition of the bestselling re-creation of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, by the author of A Night to Remember.Sunday,

Walter Kerr
Walter Kerr

Born on July 08, 1913

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
The Decline Of Pleasure

The Decline Of Pleasure

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Walter Kerr's book revolves around the reader, dangling him upside down with his angst mussed and his preconceptions falling out. Kerr's thesis is that we are in trouble because our lives

Walter Baxter
Walter Baxter
  • No. of books: 3
Look Down In Mercy

Look Down In Mercy

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"In this remarkable first novel Mr. Baxter does a great deal more than show promise; if there is any justice in the world he has arrived."

Walter Murphy
Walter Murphy

Born on December 19, 1952

  • Age: 68
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 1
The Vicar Of Christ

The Vicar Of Christ

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The New York Times Bestseller is now available in its 35th Anniversary Edition, featuring an extensive new introduction by Justice Samuel Alito of the U.S.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Walter a popular name?

Over the years Walter was most popular in 1914. According to the latest US census information Walter ranks #19th while according to famousnames.vip Walter ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Walter?

According to the US census in 2018, 1303 boys were born named Walter, making Walter the #271st name more popular among boy names. In 1914 Walter had the highest rank with 8999 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Walter?

Walter is #271st in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Walter more popular ?

The name Walter was more popular in 1914 with 8999 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Walter

The last time a baby was named Walter was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Walter?

In 2018 there were 1303 baby boys named Walter.

Who is a famous person named Walter?

There a several famous people named Walter, for example actor Walter Matthau, director Walter Salles, musician Walter Jackson.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Walter?

A famous actor/actress named Walter is Walter Matthau, starring in 53 movies, including Profiles in Courage and A Face in the Crowd.

Who is a famous director named Walter?

A famous director named Walter is Walter Salles, who directed 10 movies, including The Motorcycle Diaries (Widescreen Edition) and On The Road.

Who is a famous singer named Walter?

A famous singer named Walter is Walter Egan, with over 6 songs, including Magnet And Steel and Not Shy.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Walter?

There are 150 actors named Walter including Walter Matthau and Walter Cronkite who appeared in movies such as Profiles in Courage and You Are There.

How many famous directors are named Walter?

There are 40 directors named Walter including Walter Salles and Walter Edwards who directed movies such as The Motorcycle Diaries (English Subtitled) and The Edge of the Abyss.

How many famous writers are named Walter?

There are 12 writers named Walter including Walter Kerr and Walter Lord who wrote books such as The Decline Of Pleasure and A Night To Remember.

How many famous singers are named Walter?

There are 2 writers named Walter including Walter Egan and Walter Jackson who wrote books such as Magnet And Steel and It's All Over.