Waldemar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German or North European Waldemar in the 19th century.

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Waldemar

  1. (rather rare) A male given name.
    • 1819 Walter Scott, Ivanhoe, Chapter 9:
      If, as a stranger in our land, you should require the aid of other judgment to guide your own, we can only say that Alicia, the daughter of our gallant knight Waldemar Fitzurse, has at our court been long held the first in beauty as in place.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German waltan (power) + māri (famous); a cognate of Slavonic Vladimir, merged with Scandinavian Valdemar.

Proper noun[edit]

Waldemar

  1. A male given name.

Polish[edit]

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Waldemar m

  1. A male given name.

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Swedish[edit]

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Waldemar

  1. A male given name, a less common spelling of Valdemar.