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Ludvig

What does Ludvig mean?

Ludvig Pronunciation of Ludvig [lud-vig] as a name for boys. The name Ludvig means "famous warrior". Ludvig is an alternate spelling of Louis (French, Old German). See also Viggo.

Associated with: famous, warrior.

Variations

5 related forms via Louis: Ludovic, Ludvik, Ludwig, Luigi and Luis.

Creative forms:
(male) Luvig, ..

(female) Ludcia, Ludlin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ludvig Darren (L.D.), ..

How popular is Ludvig?

Ludvig is a rare given name for men. Ludvig is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ludvig reached its highest position of #12 in Sweden in the year 2014, and is at #12 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ludvig name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Luis (#106 in 2015), Louis (#297), Viggo, Ludwig and Luigi are the prominent related forms of Ludvig rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ludovic, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Ludvig was widespread 105 years ago (adoption of 0.79%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.26%, down 67%), with the version Louis falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louis, Ludwig, Luigi, Luis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ludvig, Louis, Viggo outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Laddie, Levi, Levin, Lidio, Lucio, Ludlow, Ludo, Ludovico, Ludwick, Luiz and Lydio. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ludvig.

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