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

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.

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Waldemar's International Variations

Woldemar, Waldemar, Valdemar (Scandinavian)


Kenya Says:


Waldemar is a gorgeous name. It only sounds like Voldemort if you pronounce it incorrectly.

kertheshe Says:


Not sure about naming a kid Voldemort....

senseandsensibility Says:


This is my stepfather's name :)