Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. LOO-dawlf(German)
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Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Hludwolf, which was composed of the elements hlud "famous" and wulf "wolf".

Related Names

VariantChlodulf(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesLudo(Flemish)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 858.
Entry updated January 21, 2022