Ludwig (given name)

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Ludwig
Gender Male
Origin
Word/Name German
Meaning Famous warrior
Other names
Related names Clovis, Louis, Lewis, Ludovic, Ludovico, Luigi, Luis, Luiz, Ludvig, Ludvík, Alois, Lodewijk, Lodewyk

Ludwig is an Old High German given name. Etymologically, the name can be traced back to the Germanic name Hludwig, composed of Hlud or Hluth meaning "famous", and Wig meaning "war". Nicknames are Ludva, Ludia, Luděk, Viky.

Ludwig may refer to several notable persons:

In art:

In botany:

In economics:

In German nobility:

For Holy Roman Emperors and Kings of Germany, see Louis (given name).

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