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What does Ludwiga mean?

Ludwiga Pronunciation of Ludwiga [lud-wiga] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and Ludwiga means "famous warrior". Ludwiga is an alternate spelling of Louise (Old German).

Associated with: warrior.


5 different relations via Louise: Ludovica, Ludovika, Luisa, Lujzika and Lulita.

Creative forms:
(female) Ludwila, Ludwina, ..

(male) Ludwiman, Ludwire, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ludwiga Krystal (L.K.), ..

How popular is Ludwiga?

Ludwiga is a rare given name for females. Ludwiga is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Louise (#1083 in 2015) and Luisa (#1130) are the prominent variation forms of Ludwiga (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Ludwiga was at its apex a century ago (adoption of 1%) and is now much lower, with the version Louise becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louise, Luisa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Louise outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Hedviga, Hedwiga, Jadwiga, Lidia, Lidija, Lidweina (see Lidwina), Lidwien (see Lidwina), Lidwina, Lidwine, Lucia, Lucida, Lucila, Lucina, Lucita, Ludmila, Ludmilla, Luiza, Lumina, Lupita, Lusita, Luvina, Luwana, Luzija, Luzita, Lydia and Lyudmila. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ludwiga.

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