Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 8,260 people named Walter in the UK. That makes it the 1,298th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 131 are named Walter.
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Related and similar surnamesWatkinson
The Walter surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.