What does Dagmar mean?
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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dagmar and corresponding names. Dagny is the only other prominent varying form of Dagmar. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.203%) and have become much less widespread since. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)