Clovis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Clodovicus, from the same Germanic source as French Louis and German Ludwig, which see for more information.

Proper noun[edit]

Clovis

  1. A male given name borne by several prominent people in Frankish/French and Germanic history.
  2. A US city in central northeastern New Mexico.
  3. A US city in California.
  4. (archaeology) A particular site that contains evidence of an early Native American culture.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the name of the Frankish king Clovis I. From Latin Clodovicus, the Latinised form of a Frankish name like *Hlūdawīg, whence also Louis was derived from the same source, but developed naturally within French instead of being borrowed from the older form of the name. Cognate to German Ludwig, which see for more information.

Proper noun[edit]

Clovis

  1. A male given name, notably of four Frankish kings.

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Clodovicus.

Proper noun[edit]

Clovis m

  1. A male given name