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FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Valdis

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Valdis: Valdisarson
  • daughter of Valdis: Valdisardóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Valdis
Accusative Valdis
Dative Valdis
Genitive Valdisar

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded in the end of 19th century. From valdīt ‎(rule). Also shortened from Valdemārs, giving it a similar Old High German meaning.

Proper nounEdit

Valdis m

  1. A male given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Valdis was the only given name of 7723 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.
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