Meaning and Name Origin
Dagmar \d(a)-gmar, dag-mar\ as a girls' name is pronounced DAG-mar. It is of Scandinavian and Old German origin, and the meaning of Dagmar is "glorious, day's glory". A royal name in Denmark; Tsarina Marie, wife of Tsar Alexander III of Russia, was Princess Dagmar of Denmark.
For more information, see also the related girl name Dagny.
Dagmar is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2572 out of 4276, Top 60%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Dagmar for girls. Dagmar reached its highest rank of #809 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dagmar and corresponding names. The only other prominent varying form of Dagmar listed in the Top 1000 is Dagny. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1900-1909 and have become much less widespread since. (2014 Birth Statistics)