Ludwig Name Meaning and Origin

Ludwig is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Germanic’ origin. The baby name Ludwig means “Well-Known Fighter”.


Ludwig Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Germanic”



Ludwig is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “LOOT + vik”


Ludwig Name Meaning:

Ludwig originates in Germanic languages and means “well-known fighter”. As a male given name it is mainly used in German language. In the United States it is much more popular in its Latinized version, Louis.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Ludo, Ludovic, Ludovico


Famous people with this name:

Ludwig I, King of Bavaria;

Ludwig II (Ludwig Otto Friedrich Wilhelm), King of Bavaria;

Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer;

Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austrian-British philosopher;

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, German-American architect;

Ludwig von Mises, Austrian-American philosopher;

Ludwig Knorr, German chemist;

Ludwig Quidde, German pacifist, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize;

Ludwig Feuerbach, German philosopher;

Heinz Ludwig Ansbacher, German/American psychologist;

Alexander Ludwig, Canadian actor;

Nikolaus Ludwig, Imperial Count von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf, early leader of the Moravian Church




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