Given Name LUDOLF

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: LOO-dawlf (German)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Hludwolf which was composed of the elements hlud "famous" and wolf "wolf".
VARIANT: Chlodulf (Ancient Germanic)
DIMINUTIVE: Ludo (Dutch)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 858