Given Name LUDOVIC

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: LUY-DAW-VEEK  [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval Latinized form of LUDWIG. This was the name of an 1833 opera by the French composer Fromental Halévy.
VARIANT: Louis
DIMINUTIVE: Lou
FEMININE FORM: Louise
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Chlodovech, Clodovicus, Ludovicus, Clovis, Hludowig (Ancient Germanic), Koldobika, 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, Gino, 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, Lojze (Slovene), Luis, Lucho (Spanish), Ludvig, Love, Ludde (Swedish)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017