What does Waldemar mean?
Waldemar /wal-de-mar/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Waldemar is "renowned ruler". Literally, "fame, power".
Waldemar has 1 variant: Valdemar.
Affiliated boy name: Waldo.
Waldemar has 1 feminine form: Valda.Kreatif forms: Waddemar, Waldeman, Waudemar. [more]
How popular is Waldemar?
Waldemar is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#70473 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Waldemar for boys. Waldemar was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest rank of #909 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Waldemar and related names. The only other prominent alternative form of Waldemar is Waldo. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.3005%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the version Waldo becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Baldemar. Like Waldemar, this name is not frequently used.