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[broo-noh] /ˈbru noʊ/ (Show IPA), (Bruno Schlesinger) 1876–1962, German opera and symphony conductor, in U.S. after 1939.
Thomas Ustick
[yoo-stik] /ˈyu stɪk/ (Show IPA), 1804–87, U.S. architect.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

The first stirrings of mutiny are heard—and Daphne tries to draw Walter into the plot.
Crisis On The Right David Frum April 25, 2012

Walter Mondale emerged from his Twin Cities igloo to stump for reform.
The Liberal Case for Stonewalling Samuel P. Jacobs January 4, 2011

He met with then über-anchors John Chancellor and Walter Cronkite.
Paddy Chayefsky: The Dark Prophet of ‘Network’ News Tim Teeman February 15, 2014

And then the joke in the last verse of watching Walter Cronkite deliver the coda.
Overrated/Underrated: I Do/Don’t Believe in Zimmerman Michael Tomasky May 23, 2012

It is run effectively and frugally by Walter Olson, who in his day job runs the famous Overlawyered blog.
Maryland’s Marriage Moment? David Frum September 27, 2012

Historical Examples

Walter, in the other end of the boat, had not noticed the steersman before.
South from Hudson Bay E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill

W is for Walter, flying a kite; X is for Xerxes, a boy of great might.
Aunt Kitty’s Stories Various

When Walter reached his quarters, he at once sat down to write.
Orange and Green G. A. Henty

There she saw Walter Haviland, blindfolded and with a rope about his waist.
Stanford Stories Charles K. Field

Walter looked in that direction, and saw a broad glare of light.
Orange and Green G. A. Henty

(German) (ˈvaltər). Bruno (ˈbruːno), real name Bruno Walter Schlesinger. 1876–1962, US conductor, born in Germany: famous for his performances of Haydn, Mozart, and Mahler
(ˈwɔːltə). John. 1739–1812, English publisher; founded The Daily Universal Register (1785), which in 1788 became The Times

masc. proper name, from Old North French Waltier (Old French Gautier), of Germanic origin; cf. Old High German Walthari, Walthere, literally “ruler of the army,” from waltan “to rule” (see wield) + hari “host, army” (see harry). Walter Mitty (1939) is from title character in “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by U.S. short story writer James Thurber (1894-1961).


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