Usage English (Rare)
Pronounced Pron. gɒltə, gɑ:ltɜ:
Other Forms FormsGalter, Gaulter
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Contributor Contrib.Anastasia Goulter on 5/31/2019
This very unusual name has long been recorded in England but perhaps surprisingly as a Norman personal name. The first recording in England was as "Galterii" which appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 for London as a French form of the Olde German "Walter" translating as "Mighty Army".