What does Ludovic mean?
Ludovic /lu-do-vic/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name. Ludovic's root is German, and the name Ludovic means "famous warrior; famous fighter". Ludovic is an alternate form of Louis (French, Old German) with the prefix Lud-. Ludovic is also a derivative of Ludwig (German): composer Ludwig van Beethoven.
How popular is Ludovic?
Ludovic is an unusual first name for males. Ludovic is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ludovic and affiliated names. Aloysius, Lew, Lewis (#597 the previous year), Lou, Louie, Louis (#289), Ludvig, Ludwig, Luigi and Luis (#99) are the prominent variation forms of Ludovic (outside Top 1000). These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5249%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2015%, 61.6% less), with forms like Aloysius, Lou, Louie, Ludwig and Luigi falling out of style. Luis (#99) is the most contemporarily stylish boy name among these. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)