Walter Family History

Meaning of surname: Walter

Walter or Walther is a German masculine given name derived from Old High German Walthari, from an even older Proto-Germanic name combining *wald- "ruler" and *χarja-, χari- "army".[1] The Dutch name Wouter has the same Proto-Germanic origin.

We found 17,464,608 Genealogy and Family History Records for Walter in our Newspaper Archive.

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30,669 Government Documents
468 Historical Books
20,059 Social Security Death Records

Walter Surname

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