Dagmar Name Meaning & Origin

Dagmar

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Old Norse Dag "bright day" + Mari "famous".
Pronounced: DAGG-mahr (English and German) DOH-mahr (Danish, Norwegian)
Originally Dragomira, from Slavonic dorog 'dear' + mir 'peace'

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Dagmar, Queen of Denmark, wife of Valdemar II
(Marie Sophie Frederikke) Dagmar, Princesss of Denmark, later Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia, wife of Alexander III
Dagmar, American actress, and television personality of the 1950s (born Virginia Ruth Egnor)
Dagmar Krause, German singer
Dagmar Hase, German swimmer
Dagmar Lahlum (1922 – 1999), Norwegian resistance fighter
Dagmar Nordstrom, American singer and composer
Dagmar Salén (1901 - 1980), Swedish sailor
Dagmar Švubová (b. ?), Czechoslovak cross country skier
Dagmar Kersten (b. ?), German gymnast
Dagmar Godowsky (November 24, 1897 - February 13, 1975) was an American silent film actress born "Mercedes Dagmar Godowsky" in Chicago

Dagmar (born Virginia Ruth Egnor, November 29, 1921 – October 9, 2001) was an American actress, model and television personality of the 1950s. As a statuesque, busty blonde, she became the first major female star of television, receiving much press coverage during that decade.

Dagmar Midcap (born Dagmar Gottschalk; 1969) is a media personality originally based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Dagmar Bláhová, Czech actress

Dagmar Havlová née Veškrnová (b. 1953), Czech actress and wife of Czecho-Slovak president Václav Havel

Dagmar Koller (b. 1939), Austrian actress and singer

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Dagmar Hansen, character in the play and film "I Remember Mama" and the 1950s TV series based on them, "Mama". All were based on the book "Mama's Bank Account" by Kathryn Forbes.

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