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Gender: Male Meaning of Ludwig: "famous warrior" Origin of Ludwig: German

The name Ludwig is a boy's name of German origin meaning "famous warrior". Ludwig and is often added to lists like Victorian Royal Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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As heavy as a marble bust of Beethoven.

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Famous People Named Ludwig

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, known as "Brother Ludwig"

Pop Culture References for the name Ludwig

Ludwig, the personification of Germany in the manga/anime "Axis Powers: Hetalia"
Ludwig von Drake, duck professor in Disney cartoons

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