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Gender Masculine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. LUY-DAW-VEEK
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Meaning & History

Medieval Latinized form of LUDWIG. This was the name of an 1833 opera by the French composer Fromental Halévy.
VariantLouis
DiminutiveLou
Feminine FormLouise
Other Languages & CulturesChlodovech, 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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