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Walt is a masculine given name, generally a short form of Walter, and occasionally a surname. Notable people with the name include:


Given name[edit]

  • Walt Arfons (1916-2013), American drag racer and competition land speed record racer
  • Walt Bellamy (1939-2013), American National Basketball Association player, two-time Basketball Hall of Fame inductee
  • Walt Bellamy (ice hockey) (1881-1941), Canadian hockey player
  • Walt Bowyer (born 1960), American former National Football League player
  • Walt Brown (born 1926), American politician
  • Walt Clago (1899-1955), American football player
  • Walt Corey (born 1938), American former National Football League player
  • Walt Disney (1901-1966), American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur and philanthropist
  • Walt Dropo (1923-2010), American Major League Baseball and college basketball player
  • Walt Frazier (born 1945), American National Basketball Association player, member of the Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Walt Handelsman (born 1956), American editorial cartoonist, twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize
  • Walt Harris (coach) (born 1946), American retired college football player and coach and National Football League coach
  • Walt Harris (cornerback) (born 1974), American former National Football League player
  • Walt Hazzard (1942-2011), American college and National Basketball Association player and college basketball coach
  • Walt Housman (born 1962), American former football player
  • Walt Jocketty (born 1951), American baseball executive
  • Walt Kellner (1929-2006), American baseball player
  • Walt Kiesling (1903-1962), American Hall-of-Fame National Football League player and coach
  • Walt Kelly (1913-1973), American cartoonist best known for the comic strip Pogo
  • Walt Kowalczyk (born 1935), American former college football and National Football League player
  • Walt Lamb (1920-1991), American football player
  • Walt Radzick (1935-2005), Canadian Football League player
  • Walt Schmetzer (born 1967), American former soccer player
  • Walt Simonson (born 1946), American comic book writer and artist
  • Walt Singer (1911-1992), American football player
  • Walt Szot (1920-1981), American National Football League player
  • Walt Torrence (1936/1937–1969), American basketball player
  • Walt Uzdavinis (1911-1988), American football player
  • Walt Weiss (born 1963), American former Major League Baseball player and manager
  • Walt Whitman (1819-1892), American poet, essayist, journalist and humanist
  • Walt Zirinsky (1920-2001), American football player


Fictional characters[edit]

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