Waldemar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Waldemar or a North European cognate in the 19th century. Compare Vladimir, from Slavic.

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Waldemar

  1. (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). Merged with Scandinavian Valdemar. Compare Slavic Vladimir.

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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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Waldemar m

  1. A male given name; a variant of Valdemar.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Waldemar c (genitive Waldemars)

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