[ 2 syll. wal-trau(d), wa-ltra-ud ] The baby girl name Waltraud is pronounced as Waa-LTRAO-D †. Waltraud's language of origin is Germanic and it is used mainly in the German language. It is derived from wald meaning 'to rule' + walh 'foreigner' + trud 'strength, power'. An original form of Waltraud is Waltrudis (Germanic). The name is from the first element wald or walh, and the second element 'thrud'.Waltraut.
Waltraud is unusual as a baby name for girls. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Waltraud: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"