Walt Name Meaning

Variant of German Waldt, a topographic name from Middle High German walt ‘forest’. German: short form of Walther. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wald.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Wald, Wall, Halt, Wale, Want, Kalt, Kalb, Watt, Welt, Alt

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Walt Family Origin

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Walt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walt family was Carpenter. The most common Walt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Walt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walt.

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Walt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Walt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Walt in 1945 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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