US Popularity:9074
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Army ruler; Water
Watt is a boy's name that has its roots in Scotland, with the first recorded use dating back to the 13th century. It originated as a shortened form of Walter and appeared initially in documents relating to a Scottish noble family. The meaning behind the name is potentially two-fold, with many believing it to mean "army ruler." Alternatively, others believe it derived from the Old English word wæter meaning "water."

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Watt Name Popularity Data

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in 1971
- 1027
from 1962
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