Meaning and name origin
Dagmar \d(a)-gmar, dag-mar\ as a girl's 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 popular first name for females (#2572 out of 4276, Top 60%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dagmar for girls. Dagmar reached its highest rank of #809 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dagmar and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dagny and Dagmar. (2014 statistics).