Gender: Masculine

Usages: Romanian

Pronunciation: LOO-do-veek, [ˈludovik]

(Information from name #295494 originally submitted by an anonymous user)
Also Gascon and Provençal: --- Source: Institut d'Estudis Occitans
Since this name ends in -ic, I strongly doubt that Ludovic is the medieval Latin form of Ludwig. -ic is not a latinate ending; at most -is is (like in Clovis).

It seems to me that Ludovic is actually the (medieval) French form of Ludovicus, and that name actually is the proper Latin form of Ludwig. [noted -ed]

Also compare the French name Frédéric: it comes from Fredericus, which is one of the Latin forms of the ancient Germanic name Friduric (other Latin forms include Fridericus and Friduricus). So, just like the -ic in Frédéric is a gallicization of Latin -icus, so is the -ic in Ludovic.
Ludovic Tézier, French baritone, world famous primarily for his Verdi roles.
My great-great grandfather was named Ludovic and he lived in Southern Loiuisiana, a descendant from France. His nickname was Douvic or Vic.
I am actually planning to use this name in a story. I regard it as a very nice name, slightly easy-going and simultaneously slightly strict due to the VIC.

Ludo is a fun nickname (it is Latin for play, after all). I knew a Ludovic once. He and I were best friends before he moved back to France.
I really quite like this name, I certainly think it's usable in English as well as French, and I think Ludo's a great nickname. :-)
A popular nickname is "Ludo".
Ludovic is the name of the protagonist of Alain Berliner's 1997 film, Ma Vie en Rose.
In the French novel by Roman Gary 'les Cerf-volants' the main character is called Ludovic but everyone calls him Ludo.
In J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, Ludovic "Ludo" Bagman is a character.

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