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Loek

DIMINUTIVE OF:
ludovicus, louisa
SHORT FORM OF:
lodewijk
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > german
ORIGIN:
germanic 
NAME ROOT:
*HLūDAZ WīG > CHLODOVECH
MEANING:
This name derives from the Old High German name “Chlodowich and Chlodovech”, composed of two elements: “*hlūdaz”, meaning (to hear, loud, sound, noise / famous) and “wīg”, meaning (fight, battle, fighter, able to fight). The name means “glorious in battle, famous warrior”. Directly from the root of the name derives, for example, “Ludwig” and from “Chlodovech”, for example, derive the masculine form “Clovis and Clodoveo”. Clovis I, “Latinized form Chlodovech”, king of the Franks and ruler of much of Gaul from 481 to 511, a key period during the transformation of the Roman Empire into Europe. His dynasty, the Merovingians, survived more than 200 years, until the rise of the Carolingians in the 8th century. While he was not the first Frankish king, he was the kingdom’s political and religious founder.
KEYWORDS:
RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • dutchdutch

Related names

VARIANTS
dutch
aloysius, louis, lodewijk, louisa, louise, lodewikus, ludovicus
PET & SHORT FORM
dutch
Loekie, Loukie

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Ancient Germanic - Latinized
aloysius, aloisius, ludovicus, chlodovechus, ludowicus, CLODOVICUS, Ludewicus

Italian - Medieval
Aloisio, Loysio
african - southern
lodewikus
afrikaans
lodewikus
albanian
luigj, luis
ancient germanic
chlodovech, chlodewig, chlodowich, hluodwic, ludewig, HLUDOWIG
basque
koldobika, koldobike, luix, luixa
bosnian
klodvig, luj
catalan
lluÍs, clodoveu
croatian
alojz, alojzija, klodvig, ljudevit, alojzije
czech
alois, ludvig, ludvík, chlodvík
danish
ludwig, alois, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louiza, louis, luisa, louisa, louise, ludovica, luiza, klodevig, aloisius, ludwik, lovisa, lovise, luise, ludvikka, luis, Aloisia, Loise, Louice
english
aloysius, louiza, luella, louis, louisa, louise, lewis, louella
esperanto
ludoviko, Ludovikino
estonian
chlodowech
faroese
ludvík, lovisa
finnish
ludwig, alois, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louis, luisa, louisa, louise, luiza, klodvig, loviisa, lovissa, luvisa, luvissa, aloisius, lovisa, lovise, luise, luis, Loise, Louice, Lutviiki
french
louis, ludovic, louise
galician
LOIS
german
klodwig, ludwig, lowisa, alois, lovis, aloysius, louis, luisa, louisa, ludwiga, chlodwig, lowise, aloisius, luise, luis, Aloisia, Aloysia
greek
Louíza
greenlandic
ludvig, louis, louisa, louise, luutivik, ludvikka, Luiisa, Luîsa, Uluiisa, Uluîsa, Ulûîsa, Uluuiisa, Lûíse, Luui, Luuissi, Lûtivik
hungarian - magyar
lajos, klodvig
icelandic
ludvig, louisa, louise, lovísa, lúvísa, lúðvík, lúðvíg, lúðvíka, Lúísa
irish
lewis
italian
clodovea, lodovico, luigi, alvise, luisa, ludovica, luigia, clodoveo, ludovico, lodovica, Aloisia, Aluigi, Aligio, Aloise, Alvisio, Alviso, Elvisio, Alvisa, Alvisia, Aloisa, Ludovigo, Lodovigo, Lodoviga, Aligi
latvian
Lavīze, Luīze, Aloizs, Ludvigs, Ludis
lithuanian
chlodvigas, liudvika, liudvikas
norwegian
ludwig, alois, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louiza, louis, luisa, louisa, louise, luiza, klodvig, ludwik, lovisa, lovise, luise, ludovike, ludvike, ludvikka, luis, Loise, Louice
old danish
ludvig
old norse
ludowicus, Lodvig, Lodvik
old swedish
Lodwig, Lodwik
polish
ludwika, luiza, chlodwig, ludwik
portuguese
aloìsio, luÍs, luÍsa, luiza, aluìsio, clodovil, luiz
portuguese - brazilian
aloysio
russian
luiza
scottish
lewis
slovak
alojz, alojzia, chlodovik
slovene
ludvik, alojz, alojzij, alojzija, ludovika, Alojza, Ludvika, Ludovik
spanish
clodovea, luÍs, luisa, clodoveo, Luisana, luis
swedish
ludwig, alois, lovis, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louiza, louis, luisa, louisa, louise, ludovica, luiza, ludwiga, klodvig, lovin, lovine, ludwik, lovisa, lovise, luise, ludowicus, ludovika, luis, Aloisia, Aloysia, Loise, Louice
welsh
louis, lewis

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7
Numerological Values:
7

Number 7 individuals are analytical and inquisitive. They have a thirst for knowledge and often make great academics, researchers or scientists. They have a strong sense of independence and tend to do things their own way. Number 7 individuals are believed to be self-reliant and may come across as reserved.

Chakra Number:
7: The number of the Crown Chakra "Sahasrara"

Violet is the color of the crown chakra and it is the color of cosmic awareness and cosmic consciousness. It is a unifying color, the color of oneness and spirituality. The energy of this color is very healing and can soothe away pain. Learn more about this powerful spiritual color.

Color meaning:

The color violet relates to the imagination and spirituality. It stimulates the imagination and inspires high ideals. It is an introspective color, allowing us to get in touch with our deeper thoughts. The difference between violet and purple is that violet appears in the visible light spectrum, or rainbow, whereas purple is simply a mix of red and blue. Violet has the highest vibration in the visible spectrum.

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