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Walter

commander of the army
ORIGIN: German
POPULARITY: 564
Here’s a traditional name you can sink your teeth into. Along with other classics like James and William, Walter is solid and steadfast and has a touch of grandfatherly grandness. No wonder it means “commander of the army.” Celebrities wowed by Walter include actor-comedian Rainn Wilson, who gave the name to his son, and actresses Julia Roberts and Melissa Joan Hart who middle-named their sons Walter.
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  • Walter McKenzie Wilson
    Son of Rainn Wilson

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