Gender Masculine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. LUY-DAW-VEEK  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

French form of Ludovicus, the Latinized form of Ludwig. This was the name of an 1833 opera by the French composer Fromental Halévy.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKoldobika, Koldo(Basque) Loïc(Breton) Lluís(Catalan) Alojz, Alojzije(Croatian) Ludvík, Alois, Luděk(Czech) Ludvig, Loui(Danish) Lodewijk, Louis, Lowie, Ludovicus(Dutch) Aloysius, Lew, Lewis, Lou, Louie, Louis(English) Luĉjo, Ludoviko(Esperanto) Ludo(Flemish) Hlūdwīg(Frankish) Lois(Galician) Ludwig, Alois, Lutz(German) Chlodovech, Clodovicus, Hludwig, Ludovicus(Germanic) Clovis(History) Alajos, Lajos(Hungarian) Lúðvík(Icelandic) Alaois(Irish) Aloisio, Alvise, Gigi, Gino, Lodovico, Ludovico, Luigi, Luigino, Vico(Italian) Ludvigs, Ludis(Latvian) Liudvikas(Lithuanian) Aloys, Aloysius(Medieval Occitan) Ludvig(Norwegian) Loís(Occitan) Hlūdawīgą(Old Germanic) Ludwik, Alojzy(Polish) Aloísio, Luís, Luisinho(Portuguese) Luiz, Lula(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Alojz(Slovak) Ludvik, Alojz, Alojzij, Lojze(Slovene) Lucho, Luis, Luisito(Spanish) Ludvig, Loui, Love, Lowe, Ludde(Swedish)


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Entry updated April 25, 2021