Gender Masculine
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. LOOT-gehr
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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.

Related Names

VariantLuitger
Other Languages & CulturesLeudagar(Ancient Germanic)

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Entry updated November 20, 2020