Usage: Ludwig is a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Ludwig are in general originating from Austria, France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Ludwig across the world, see Clovis.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 4.
The name Ludwig is ranked on the 8,513ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 14200 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.001% of the population.
The name Ludwig has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Ludwig for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
German: from an old Germanic personal name composed of the elements hlud fame + wīg warrior. It is thus etymologically the same as French Louis. Ludwig was a royal and imperial name, especially in Bavaria, which Louis the German (Ludwig der Deutsche) had received as his portion of his father's empire when the latter divided it in 817. See also Louis, Ludovic.
Cognates: Scandinavian: Ludvig. Dutch: Lodewijk. Polish: +udwik. Czech: Ludvík. Hungarian: Lajos. French: Louis.
Pet form: German: Lutz.
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