Given Name LUDGER

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: German, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: LOOT-ger (German), LUD-gər (Dutch)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Leudagar which was derived from the elements leud "people" and ger "spear". Saint Ludger was an 8th-century Frisian Benedictine bishop who founded a monastery at Munster.
VARIANT: Luitger (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Leudagar (Ancient Germanic)

Categories

saints, Tales characters, weapons
Entry updated July 2, 2017