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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.KLO-v!s English
KLAW-VEES French
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Meaning & History

Shortened form of Clodovicus, a Latinized form of Chlodovech (see LUDWIG). Clovis was a Frankish king who united France under his rule in the 5th century.
Feminine FormLouise French
Other Languages & CulturesKoldobika, Koldo Basque Loïc Breton Lluís Catalan Alojz, Alojzije Croatian Alois, Ludvík, Luděk Czech Ludvig Danish Lodewijk, Louis, Lowie, Ludo Dutch Aloysius, Lewis, Louis, Lew, Lou, Louie English Ludoviko, Luĉjo Esperanto Lois Galician Alois, Ludwig, Lutz German Alajos, Lajos Hungarian Lúðvík Icelandic Alaois Irish Aloisio, Alvise, Lodovico, Ludovico, Luigi, Luigino, Vico Italian Ludis, Ludvigs Latvian Liudvikas Lithuanian Aloys, Aloysius Medieval Occitan Ludvig Norwegian Loís Occitan Alojzy, Ludwik Polish Aloísio, Luís, Luisinho Portuguese Luiz Portuguese (Brazilian) Alojz Slovak Alojz, Alojzij, Ludvik Slovene Luis, Lucho Spanish Ludvig, Love, Ludde Swedish

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Code Geass characters, currently out of the US top 1000, history, kings, Latinizations
Entry updated July 2, 2017