Ludwig Family History
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Ludwig Name Meaning
German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hlod ‘fame’ + wig ‘war’. This was the name of the founder of the Frankish dynasty, recorded in Latin chronicles as Chlodovechus (see Louis), and Ludovicus, which became German Ludwig. This became a hereditary name in the Wittelsbach family, the royal family of Bavaria.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ludwin, Ludwick, Rudi, Litwin, Ludewig, Ludin, Ladwig, Lustig, Ladig