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924
in the U.S.
since 1880
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153
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Valdemar

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Alt. Meaning

V is for volunteer, your giving side.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

L is for love, your love of life!

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for adorable, how precious

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

Notable Persons Named Valdemar

Valdemar the Great was royalty. He was most prominent from 1146 to 1182. Valdemar was born as the child of Canute Lavard and Ingeborg of Kiev on January 14th, 1131. He died on May 12th, 1182.

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Valdemar II the Victorious was royalty. He was most prominent from 1202 to 1241. Valdemar was born as the child of Valdemar I of Denmark and Sophia of Minsk on June 28th, 1170. He breathed his last breath on March 28th, 1241.

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Valdemar IV is royalty. He was most prominent from 1340 to 1375.

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Valdemar was born in 26. He passed away in 1989.

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Valdemar III is royalty. He was most prominent from 1326 to 1330.

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Valdemar Poulsen was an engineer. Valdemar was born on November 23rd, 1869 in Copenhagen. He died on July 23rd, 1942.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Valdemar

Prince Valdemar was royalty. Prince was born as the child of Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Kassel on October 27th, 1858 in Bernstorff Palace. He died on January 14th, 1939.

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He holds the title Prince Georg Valdemar of Denmark. Prince was born as the child of Prince Axel of Denmark and Princess Margaretha of Sweden on April 16th, 1920 in Bernstorff Palace. He passed away on September 29th, 1986.

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He holds the title Count Flemming Valdemar of Rosenborg. Count was born as the child of Prince Axel of Denmark and Princess Margaretha of Sweden on March 9th, 1922 in Stockholm. He left this life on June 19th, 2002.

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Valdemar is royalty. His most notable accomplishments were from 1250 to 1275.

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How popular is the baby name Valdemar in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1913 7 0 7
1916 5 0 5
1921 8 0 8
1923 7 0 7
1924 6 0 6
1925 13 0 13
1926 9 0 9
1927 11 0 11
1928 5 0 5
1929 7 0 7
1930 13 0 13
1931 12 0 12
1932 12 0 12
1933 6 0 6
1934 7 0 7
1935 10 0 10
1936 9 0 9
1937 6 0 6
1938 9 0 9
1939 10 0 10
1940 8 0 8
1941 9 0 9
1943 11 0 11
1944 8 0 8
1945 6 0 6
1946 9 0 9
1947 9 0 9
1948 15 0 15
1949 6 0 6
1950 8 0 8
1951 9 0 9
1953 17 0 17
1955 12 0 12
1956 9 0 9
1957 8 0 8
1958 12 0 12
1959 7 0 7
1960 13 0 13
1961 12 0 12
1963 8 0 8
1964 12 0 12
1965 10 0 10
1966 11 0 11
1967 6 0 6
1968 11 0 11
1969 11 0 11
1970 8 0 8
1971 11 0 11
1972 10 0 10
1973 9 0 9
1974 6 0 6
1975 12 0 12
1976 12 0 12
1977 13 0 13
1978 10 0 10
1979 9 0 9
1980 16 0 16
1981 8 0 8
1982 12 0 12
1983 6 0 6
1984 12 0 12
1985 7 0 7
1986 11 0 11
1987 8 0 8
1988 8 0 8
1989 6 0 6
1990 14 0 14
1991 12 0 12
1992 10 0 10
1993 9 0 9
1994 20 0 20
1995 17 0 17
1996 13 0 13
1997 10 0 10
1998 8 0 8
1999 9 0 9
2000 13 0 13
2001 16 0 16
2002 24 0 24
2003 8 0 8
2004 6 0 6
2005 10 0 10
2006 17 0 17
2007 13 0 13
2008 8 0 8
2009 8 0 8
2010 11 0 11
2011 6 0 6
2012 5 0 5
2013 5 0 5
2014 5 0 5
2015 7 0 7
2016 6 0 6
2017 6 0 6

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Popularity of Valdemar as a last name

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Common last names for Valdemar

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Valdemar U.S.
  White 11.11% 64.26%
  African American 22.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 66.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Valdemar

People with the last name Valdemar are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Valdemar

  • How Popular is the name Valdemar? Valdemar is the 11,097th most popular name of all time. As a last name Valdemar was the 114,424th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Valdemar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 924 babies born with the first name Valdemar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Valdemar to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Valdemar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Valdemar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Valdemar is Tuesday, November 17th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Valdemar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Valdemar was in 2002 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Valdemar Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Valdemar is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Valdemar: Your name in reverse order is Ramedlav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mlradeav. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Valdemar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 153 people with the last name Valdemar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Valdemar? Valdemar is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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