Valdis is a Scandinavian girl’s name and a Latvian boy’s name. The Scandinavian name derived from the Old Norse name Valdís. The Latvian name derived from the name Voldemārs, a Latvian variant of the Old High German name Waldemar.
The female name Valdis means “goddess of the dead” (from Old Norse “valr” = the dead/the slain + “dís” = woman/lady/goddess/female deity). The male name Valdis means “ruler” (from Germanic “waltan” or Latvian “valdīt” = to rule).
The name Valdis is ranked #13275 overall.
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