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wikus

DIMINUTIVE OF:
lodewijk
SHORT FORM OF:
lodewikus
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

  • african (southern)african (southern)
  • afrikaansafrikaans
  • dutchdutch

Related names

VARIANTS
african - southern
lodewikus
afrikaans
lodewikus
dutch
aloysius, louis, lodewijk, lodewikus, ludovicus
FEMININE
dutch
louisa, louise
PET & SHORT FORM
dutch
Loek, Loekie, Louk, Loukie, Lowie, Lowieke, Luit, Luitje, Luud, Luut, Wietje, Wikerus, aloy, Loet, Loetje

Use in other languages

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

Italian - Medieval
Aloisio, Loysio
albanian
luigj, luis
ancient germanic
chlodovech, chlodewig, chlodowich, hluodwic, ludewig, HLUDOWIG
basque
koldobika, luix
bosnian
klodvig, luj
catalan
lluÍs, clodoveu
croatian
alojz, klodvig, ljudevit, alojzije
czech
alois, ludvig, ludvík, chlodvík
danish
ludwig, alois, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louis, klodevig, aloisius, ludwik, luis
english
aloysius, louis, lewis
esperanto
ludoviko
estonian
chlodowech
faroese
ludvík
finnish
ludwig, alois, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louis, klodvig, aloisius, luis, Lutviiki
french
louis, ludovic
galician
LOIS
german
klodwig, ludwig, alois, lovis, aloysius, louis, chlodwig, aloisius, luis
greenlandic
ludvig, louis, luutivik, Lûíse, Luui, Luuissi, Lûtivik
hungarian - magyar
lajos, klodvig
icelandic
ludvig, lúðvík, lúðvíg
irish
lewis
italian
lodovico, luigi, alvise, clodoveo, ludovico, Aluigi, Aligio, Aloise, Alvisio, Alviso, Elvisio, Ludovigo, Lodovigo, Aligi
latvian
Aloizs, Ludvigs, Ludis
lithuanian
chlodvigas, liudvikas
norwegian
ludwig, alois, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louis, klodvig, ludwik, luis
old danish
ludvig
old norse
ludowicus, Lodvig, Lodvik
old swedish
Lodwig, Lodwik
polish
chlodwig, ludwik
portuguese
aloìsio, luÍs, aluìsio, clodovil, luiz
portuguese - brazilian
aloysio
scottish
lewis
slovak
alojz, chlodovik
slovene
ludvik, alojz, alojzij, Ludovik
spanish
luÍs, clodoveo, luis
swedish
ludwig, alois, lovis, aloysius, ludvig, ludvik, louis, klodvig, lovin, ludwik, ludowicus, luis
welsh
louis, lewis

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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