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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Walters

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  • A submission from New Zealand says the name Walters means "Blessing" and is of Jamaican origin.
  • A user from Jamaica says the name Walters is of Jamaican origin and means "Blessing".
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From the given name Walter + the patronymic suffix -s.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Walters

Walters was born in 1808. He left this life on January 22nd, 1872.


Walters Menkiawi is a sports team member for the R.C.S. Verviétois.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Walters

Larry was born on April 19th, 1949 in Los Angeles. Larry is also known as Lawnchair Larry. He passed away on October 6th, 1993.


Julie Walters is an actress and author. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1972 to present. Julie was given the name Julia Mary Walters on February 22nd, 1950 in Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England.


Barbara Walters is a journalist. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1961 to present. Barbara was born on September 25th, 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.


Slick Rick is a hip hop music rapping and record producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1983. Slick was given the name Ricky Martin Lloyd Walters on January 14th, 1965 in Mitcham, London.


Madge Sinclair was an actor and actress. Her career lasted from 1966 to 1995. Madge was given the name Madge Dorita Walters on April 28th, 1938 in Kingston, Jamaica. She died on December 20th, 1995.


Nicholas was born on January 4th, 1986 in Montego Bay, Jamaica.


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Popularity of Walters as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Walters U.S.
  White 82.92% 64.26%
  African American 11.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.82% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Walters

People with the last name Walters are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Walters

  • How Popular is the name Walters? Walters is the 93,305th most popular name of all time. As a last name Walters was the 350th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Walters have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Walters in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Walters? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Walters first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Walters is Saturday, January 8th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Walters born? The highest recorded use of the first name Walters was in 1920 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Walters: Your name in reverse order is Sretlaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rswlate. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Walters? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 89,376 people with the last name Walters.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Walters? Walters was ranked as the 350th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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