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Gender: Female Meaning of Dagmar: "Day maiden" Origin of Dagmar: Norse

The name Dagmar is a girl's name of Norse origin meaning "Day maiden". Dagmar and is often added to lists like Day Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory - Royal names!".

From the experts:

This royal Danish name has long been used across Scandinavia, Germany and Slavic countries and somewhat in the US around the turn of the last century --it was #622 in 1888. There were two notable silent screen stars named Dagmar, one with Polish, the other with Danish roots.

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Pop Culture References for the name Dagmar

Dagna, Dagomar

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Dai Says:


Dagmar means "Day maiden", Dear," "peace" and "Danes joy", not just "Day maiden". But in Denmark it is more knowed as the meaning "Danes joy".

Laurenlaz Says:


When I studied abroad in the Czech Republic, my program director’s first name was Dagmar which Was a bit masculine to my American ears. However, she went by Dasha which I always thought was lovely. I believe that was the Slavic nickname for Dagmar, which makes sense since most female Slavic nicknames end in vowels.

hannahgracewilson Says:


A little harsh, but not awful. I kind of like it.

SimoneKadele Says:


This is growing on me....

Zelliew Says:


A daggy Ma sounds unattractive

Sweekune Says:


I really quite like this name. Makes me think of a strong and determined young woman.

theREALellendegenerusofficialw Says:


wasnt 1 of the beavers from angry beavers named dag

theREALellendegenerusofficialw Says:


dagwood bumstead ha