Walter

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

German variant form of Walther [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Waltheri

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Walter
Genitive: Walters
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Walter
Genitive: Walterin
Partitive: Walteria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Walter
Accusative: Walter
Dative: Walter
Genitive: Walters
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Walter
Genitive: Walters
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Walter
Genitive: Walters

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 3 2040 5538
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 580 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 478 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
0 0 22 41
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 1810
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Walter(m) Sources: [6][8][7][10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Walter(m)

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [10]

References

  1. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi