Gender Masculine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. LUY-DAW-VEEK
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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

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, Loui(Danish) Lodewijk, Louis, Lowie(Dutch) Aloysius, Lewis, Louis, Lew, Lou, Louie(English) Ludoviko, Luĉjo(Esperanto) Ludo(Flemish) Lois(Galician) Alois, Ludwig, Lutz(German) Alajos, Lajos(Hungarian) Lúðvík(Icelandic) Alaois(Irish) Alvise, Lodovico, Ludovico, Luigi, Aloisio, Gigi, 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, Lula(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Alojz(Slovak) Alojz, Alojzij, Ludvik, Lojze(Slovene) Luis, Lucho, Luisito(Spanish) Ludvig, Loui, Love, Ludde(Swedish)
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Entry updated April 25, 2021