Ludwig

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

German younger form of Ludewig [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Hluodwic

Patronyms (male)

Ludwigsen Denmark
Ludwigson Sweden
Ludwigsson Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Ludwigsdatter Denmark
Ludwigsdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ludwig
Genitive: Ludwigs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ludwig
Genitive: Ludwigin
Partitive: Ludwigia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ludwig
Genitive: Ludwigs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ludwig
Genitive: Ludwigs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

  • Sweden: 1885-1899 and 1980-1999 and 2000- [3]

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[5]
1 1 4424 6201
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 145 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 80 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 236
  #: 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 Ludwig(m) Sources: [5][6][7][8]

Sources: [5] [6] [7] [8]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi