Wat

October 3, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Medieval diminutive of “Walter“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Gautier, Gualtiero, Valter, Waldhar, Wally, Walt, Walter, Walther, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Wat Hokester, a local merchant whose dishonesty gets him into trouble, in The Door in the Wall (written in 1949 and set sometime between 1327-1377), by Marguerite de Angeli.

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