Walter as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Walter?

We estimate that there are 221,851 people named Walter who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Walter is the 119th most common for men, and the 248th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Walter?

The average person named Walter is 57.21 years old.

Is Walter a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,272 people named Walter were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 267th most popular name for boys, and the 515th most popular overall.

The popularity of Walter peaked in 1914, when it was the 10th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Walter a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Walter is almost exclusively a male name. 99.4% of people named Walter are male.

Facts About the Name Walter

Popularity of Walter in England

In 2020, Walter was the 293rd most popular name for boys in England and Wales.