Ludvig

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Ludwig [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Hluodwic

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ludviginpoika Finland
Ludvigsen Denmark Norway
Ludvigson Norway Sweden
Ludvigssen Norway
Ludvigsson Iceland Norway Sweden
Ludvigssøn Norway
Ludvigsøn Norway

Female

Ludvigdatter Norway
Ludvigintytär Finland
Ludvigsdatter Denmark Norway
Ludvigsdotter Norway Sweden
Ludvigsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ludvig
Genitive: Ludvigs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ludvig
Genitive: Ludvigin
Partitive: Ludvigia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ludvig
Accusative: Ludvig
Dative: Ludvig
Genitive: Ludvigs
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ludvig
Genitive: Ludvigs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ludvig
Genitive: Ludvigs

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

25 August

Norway Norway

25 August

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

2 October

Sweden Sweden

2 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ludvig Holberg (3 December 1684 – 28 January 1754), Dano-Norwegian writer, essayist, philosopher, historian and playwright

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
1 4 9915 15669
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 2137 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 1503 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
0 0 6 8
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 1705
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Ludvig(m) Sources: [6][8][7][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Ludvig(m) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ludvig(m)

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables