"famous ruler"

Waldemar Origin and Meaning

The name Waldemar is a boy's name of German, Scandinavian, Lithuanian origin meaning "famous ruler".

The American child given this name of four kings of Denmark, not to mention one so similar to that of the Harry Potter archvillain Lord Voldemort, might have to pay a large emotional import tax.

# 987 in the US

Waldemar Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Waldemar

  • Waldemar IIII, Princes of Anhalt,Zerbst
  • (Joachim Friedrich Ernst) WaldemarPrince of Prussia; son of Frederick III; grandson of Queen Victoria
  • Waldemar Wilhelm Ludwig Friedrich Viktor HeinrichPrince of Prussia
  • Waldemar SorychtaPolish heavy metal musician
  • Waldemar Pawlakformer prime minister of Poland
  • Waldemar of Brandenburg13th,century Margrave of Brandenburg,Stendal

Waldemar in Pop Culture

  • Waldemar Fitzursecharacter in "Ivanhoe" by Sir Walter Scott

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