Meaning and Name Origin
Alfie \a-lfie, al-fie\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Alfie) means "elf or magical counsel; ready for battle". Alfie is a derivative of Alfred (Old English). Alfie is also a variation of Alphonse (Old German): from Hildefuns.
Alfie has 36 more different forms via Alfred, Alphonse: Affonso, Ahlfred, Ailfred, Ailfrid, Ailfryd, Al▼, Alf▼, Alfons, Alfonso▼, Alfonsus, Alfonzo, Alfonzus, Alford▼, Alfre, Alfredas, Alfredo▲, Alfredos, Alfrey, Alonso▲, Alonzo▼, Alphonso▼, Alphonsus, Alphonzo, Alphonzus, Avery▲, Elfred, Fons, Fonz, Fonzie, Fred▼, Freddie▼, Freddy▼, Fredo, Phauns, Phons and Phonz.
Alfie is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Alfie is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Alfie for boys. Alfie reached its peak rank of #4 in England in 2011, and is currently at #11. (2013 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Alfie and affiliated names. Al, Alf, Alfons, Alfonso (#849 last year), Alfonzo, Alford, Alfred (#799), Alfredo (#524), Alonso (#708), Alonzo (#525), Alphonse, Alphonso, Avery (#186), Fred, Freddie and Freddy are the popular variation forms of Alfie listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during 1930-1939 and has become much less since, with versions such as Alfonso, Alphonse, Alphonso, Fred and Freddy falling out of fashion. Alfredo (#524), Alonso (#708) and Avery (#186) are three of the more trendy baby names in this compilation, with Avery enjoying a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)