Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. WAHT-kinz

Meaning & History

Derived from the Middle English given name Wat or Watt, which was a diminutive of the name Walter.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesWouters, Wauters, Wolters(Dutch) Gauthier, Gautier(French) Walter, Walther, Welter, Wolter(German) Watson(Scottish) Gutiérrez, Gutierrez(Spanish) Waltersson(Swedish)

Entry updated November 20, 2020