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What does Alfons mean?

Alfons Pronunciation of Alfons [al-fons] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the name Alfons means "ready for battle". Alfons is an alternate spelling of Alfonso (Old German): Italian and Spanish variation of Alphonse.

Associated with: battle (war).


Alfons has 3 variants: Alfonz, Alphons and Alphonz.

16 more alternative forms via Alfonso, Alphonse: Affonso, Alfie, Alfo, Alfonse, Alfonsin, Alfonsino, Alfonsus, Alfonzo, Alfonzus, Alford, Alfy, Alonso, Alonzo, Alphonso, Fons and Phons.

Creative forms:
(male) Anfons, ..

(female) Alfon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alfons Oziel (A.O.), ..

How popular is Alfons?

Alfons is an unusual given name for males. Alfons is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Alfons entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top position of #1415 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alfons name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alfons outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Alfons are Alonzo (#526 last year), Alonso (#731), Alfonso (#792), Alphons, Alphonse, Alphonso, Alford, Alfonse, Alfonzo and Alfie. Other variants, like Alfo, are seldom used. These forms of Alfons were favored as birth names during 1900-1909 (adoption of 0.15%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.06%, down 58%), with forms such as Alphonso falling out of fashion. Alonso is the most fashionable baby name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alfons, Alfie, Alfonse, Alfonso, Alfonzo in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alford, Alonso, Alonzo, Alphons, Alphonse, Alphonso in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alfons, Alfie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaronas, Admon, Adones, Aeron, Aeson, Ahlois, Aimon, Aimone, Alain, Alban, Albano, Albany, Alben, Albin, Albion, Albis, Albyn, Alcot, Alden, Aldin, Aldon, Aldous, Aldus, Alexus, Alf, Alfaeus (see Alpheus), Alfeo, Alfeos (see Alpheus), Alfeus, Alfre, Alfred, Alfrey, Algis, Alkott (see Alcott), Allan, Allford, Allohnso, Allon, Allonso, Allonzo (see Alonzo), Allson, Allyn, Aloess, Alois, Alon, Aloys, Alpin, Alpine, Alto, Alton, Aluino, Alvan, Alven, Alvin, Alvyn, Alvys, Alwin, Alwine, Alwis, Alwyn, Alyn, Amnon, Anson, Antons, Antony, Argos, Armoni, Arnon, Athens, Athos, Atkins, Ayron, Emmons, Lyons and Pons. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alfons.

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