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Origin and Meaning of Ludo

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Ludo is of German origin and means "Playful one".
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  1. A simple board game in which players move counters according to the throw of dice

From Latin lūdō (“I play”)

  1. a children's board game in which tokens are moved round a board

Shortening of Ludovic.

  1. A nickname short for Ludovic

    Notable Persons Named Ludo

    Ludo was born on April 18th, 1971 in Auxerre. Ludo is also known as Lefebvre and Ludo.


    Ludo was born on May 26th, 1961.


    Ludo Martens was a political activist. Ludo was born on March 12th, 1946 in Torhout. He died on June 5th, 2011.


    Ludo Coeck was a soccer player for the K. Berchem Sport, R.S.C. Anderlecht, Inter Milan, Ascoli Picchio F.C. 1898, R. White Daring Molenbeek, and Belgium national football team. Ludo was born on September 25th, 1955 in Berchem. He breathed his last breath on October 9th, 1985.


    Ludo Dierckxsens is a cyclist. Ludo was born on October 14th, 1964 in Geel.


    Ludo was born in 1956.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Ludo

    François Ludo was a soccer player for the RC Lens, AS Monaco FC, Grenoble Foot 38, and France national football team. François was born on March 4th, 1930 in Noyelles-sous-Lens. He left this life on June 29th, 1992.


    Isac was born in 1894. He died in 1973.


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    Fun Facts about the name Ludo

    • When was the first name Ludo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ludo is Wednesday, July 12th, 1876.
    • How unique is the name Ludo? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ludo. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Ludo: Your name in reverse order is Odul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ldou. How do you pronounce that?

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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