What does Ludwig mean?
Ludwig [lud-wig] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Ludwig is "famous fighter". Composer Ludwig van Beethoven.
1 feminine form: Louise.Creative forms:
(male) Laudwig, Lotwig, ..
(female) Ludwigra, .. Middle name pairings:
Ludwig Samir (L.S.), ..
How popular is Ludwig?
Ludwig is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#1485 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ludwig reached its peak rank of #647 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Aloysius, Clovis and Louis (#297 a year ago) are the prominent alternative forms of Ludwig. These relations of Ludwig were popular in the 1910s (usage of 0.79%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.06%, down 92%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Laddie, Lewis▼, Lidio, Lucio, Ludlow, Ludvig, Ludvik, Ludwick, Luigi, Luis, Luiz, Lutwick and Lydio. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ludwig.See names in meaning and etymology.