Meaning and Name Origin
Ludovicus \l(u)-dovi-cus, lud(o)-vicus\ as a name for boys. Ludovicus' roots are French and Old German, and the meaning of the name Ludovicus is "famous warrior". Ludovicus is a form of Louis (French, Old German): a name used by 18 French kings and numerous saints. Not extensively used as a name for kids.
Ludovicus has 1 variant: Lodovico.
Ludovicus is an unusual first name for men. Ludovicus is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ludovicus and associated names. Prominent related forms of Ludovicus (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Aloysius, Lew, Lewis (#597 in 2014), Lou, Louie, Louis (#289), Ludvig, Ludwig, Luigi and Luis (#99). Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1900-1909 and is now significantly less, with versions such as Aloysius, Lou, Louie, Ludwig and Luigi falling out of style. Luis (#99) is the most trendy birth name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ludovicus is pronounced similarly to Ludovico. Like Ludovicus, this name is not commonly used.