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Gender: Male Pronunciation: VAHL-deh-mahr Meaning of Waldemar: "famous ruler" Origin of Waldemar: German

The name Waldemar is a boy's name of German, Scandinavian, Lithuanian origin meaning "famous ruler". Waldemar and is often added to user-created lists like Power Names/Fantasy and discussed in our forums with posts like "The Makeover Baby Name Game".

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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.

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Famous People Named Waldemar

Waldemar I-III, Princes of Anhalt-Zerbst
(Joachim Friedrich Ernst) Waldemar, Prince of Prussia; son of Frederick III; grandson of Queen Victoria
Waldemar Wilhelm Ludwig Friedrich Viktor Heinrich, Prince of Prussia
Waldemar Sorychta, Polish heavy metal musician
Waldemar Pawlak, former prime minister of Poland
Waldemar of Brandenburg, 13th-century Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal

Pop Culture References for the name Waldemar

Waldemar Fitzurse, character in "Ivanhoe" by Sir Walter Scott

Waldemar's International Variations

Woldemar, Waldemar, Valdemar (Scandinavian)