Valdemar

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Waldemar [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Waldemar

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Valdemarinpoika Finland
Valdemarsen Denmark Norway
Valdemarson Norway Sweden
Valdemarssen Norway
Valdemarsson Iceland Norway Sweden
Valdemarssøn Norway Old Danish
Valdemarsøn Norway

Female

Valdemardatter Norway
Valdemardotter Sweden
Valdemarintytär Finland
Valdemarsdatter Denmark Norway
Valdemarsdotter Sweden
Valdemardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Valdemar
Genitive: Valdemars
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Valdemar
Genitive: Valdemarin
Partitive: Valdemaria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Valdemar
Accusative: Valdemar
Dative: Valdemar
Genitive: Valdemars
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Valdemar
Genitive: Valdemars
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Valdemar
Genitive: Valdemars

Name Days

Finland Finland

18 April

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

18 April

Sweden Sweden

18 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Valdemar I (14 January 1131 – 12 May 1182), also known as Valdemar the Great, King of Denmark from 1146 until his death in 1182
  • Valdemar II (9 May 1170 or 28 June 1170 – 28 March 1241), later called Valdemar Sejr, King of Denmark from 1202 until his death in 1241
  • Valdemar Birgersson (1239 – 26 December 1302), King of Sweden from 1250–1275
  • Valdemar den Unge (the Young, sometimes called Valdemar III) (c. 1209 – 28 November 1231), King of Denmark from 1218 until his death
  • Valdemar Magnusson (c. early 1280s – 16 February 1318), Swedish prince, heir to the throne of Sweden, and Duke of Finland
  • Valdemar III (1314–1364), King of Denmark from 1326 to 1329 briefly when underage, as well as from 1325–26 and from 1330-1364 Duke of Schleswig as Valdemar V
  • Valdemar IV Atterdag (the epithet meaning "A New Dawn") (c. 1320 – 24 October 1375), King of Denmark from 1340 to 1375
  • Prince Valdemar of Denmark (27 October 1858 – 14 January 1939), member of the Danish Royal Family, the youngest son of Christian IX of Denmark and his wife Louise of Hesse-Kassel
  • Valdemar Poulsen (23 November 1869 – 23 July 1942), Danish engineer

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 4889 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 2 1171 13043
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 101 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 0 40 52
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 20112
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Valdemar(m) Sources: [8][7][9][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Valdemar(m) Sources: [12]

Sources: [8] [7] [9] [11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables