Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. LOO-dawlf(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Old German name Hludolf, which was composed of the elements hlut meaning "famous, loud" and wolf meaning "wolf". Saint Ludolf (or Ludolph) was a 13th-century bishop of Ratzeburg.

Related Names

VariantsChlodulf, Hludolf(Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesLudo(Flemish)

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   devious   strong   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: March 29


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 858.
Entry updated December 7, 2022