What does Alfie mean?
Alfie /al-fie/ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Alfie). Alfie's roots are Old English and Old German, and Alfie means "elf or magical counsel; ready for battle". Alfie is a version of Alfred (Old English) with the suffix -ie. Alfie is also a variation of Alphonse (Old German): French name from Hildefuns.
How popular is Alfie?
Alfie is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Alfie is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Alfie for boys. Alfie reached its peak rank of #4 in England in 2011, and is currently at #11. (2013 Birth Statistics)
Al, Alf, Alfons, Alford, Alfred (#799 last year), Alfredo (#524) and Alphonse are the popular variation forms of Alfie listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Alfie was at its peak during 1900-1909 (average #602) and is somewhat less today (#915, down 78.7%), with the versions Al, Alf, Alford, Alfred and Alphonse falling out of fashion. Alfredo is more widely used than the rest.
Thinking of names?
Alfie is pronounced similarly to Alfa, Alfio and Alpha▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Abbie, Abie, Acie, Addie▼, Afi, Afif, Alain, Alair, Alaire, Albie, Albin▼, Albis, Aldin, Aldis, Algie, Algis, Ali▲, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Allie▼, Allin, Aloin, Alois▼, Alpin, Alpine, Alric, Aluin, Alvie▼, Alvin▼, Alvis▼, Alvise, Alwin, Alwine, Alwis, Ambie, Andie, Angie, Ardie, Arie, Arlie▼, Arnie, Artie▼, Arvie, Audie▼, Augie, Elie▼, Ilie and Ollie▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alfie.