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The nationality of Walter is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Walter may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Walter Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Walter come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Walter come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Walter last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Walter change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Walter were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Walter.

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