What does Alfonse mean?
Alfonse [al-fonse] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the name Alfonse means "ready for battle". Alfonse is an alternate spelling of Alfonso (Old German): Italian and Spanish version of Alphonse.
Associated with: battle (war).
Alfonse has 1 variant: Alphonse▼.Creative forms:
(male) Affonse, Alfonas, ..
(female) Alfonna, Alfonne, .. Middle name pairings:
Alfonse Yusef (A.Y.), ..
How popular is Alfonse?
Alfonse is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#125639 out of 150436, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Alfonse was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #1033 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Alfons, Alfonso (#792 a year ago), Alfonzo, Alonso (#731), Alonzo (#526), Alphons, Alphonse and Alphonso are the popular varying forms of Alfonse rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Alfonz, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Alfonse was more pronounced among parents a century ago (average #1095) and has become significantly reduced since (#1561, 54% less usage), with versions such as Alphonse becoming less in vogue. Alonzo has been the overall favorite, though Alonso has become popular as well.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Aimone, Alanso, Aldon, Aldous, Alfeos (see Alpheus), Alfeus, Alfie, Alfo, Alfonsus, Alfonzus (see Alphonse), Alford▼, Alfre, Allohnso, Allon, Allonso, Allonzo (see Alonzo), Aloess, Alohnso (see Alonzo), Alois▼, Alon, Aloys, Alpine, Alton▼, Alvise, Alwine, Anse, Antone▼, Antons, Armonde and Aronne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alfonse.See names in meaning and etymology.