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What does Alfy mean?

Alfy Pronunciation of Alfy [al-fy] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Alfy) is of Old English and Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Alfy is "elf or magical counsel; ready for battle". Alfy is an alternate form of Alfred (Old English). Alfy is also a variation of Alphonse (Old German): French name from Hildefuns.

Associated with: old english, elf, magical, counsel, battle (war).


Alfy has 4 variants: Alfeo, Alfey, Alfie and Alfo.

8 more different relations via Alfred, Alphonse: Ailfryd, Al, Alf, Alfons, Alford, Alfre, Alfrey and Avery.

Creative forms:
(male) Alar, Alava, ..

(female) Alai, Alave, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alfy Rishaan (A.R.), ..

How popular is Alfy?

Alfy is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Alfy is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Alfy (unlisted) are Avery (#187 via latest list), Alfred (#920), Alphonse, Alford, Alfons, Alf, Alfie and Al. These forms of Alfy reached the apex of their popularity in the 1910s (average #818) and are now significantly less common (#1638, 77% less usage), with versions such as Alfred becoming somewhat dated. Avery has been the most popular choice. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alf, Alfie, Alfons, Alford in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alfred, Alphonse, Avery in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alfy is pronounced similarly to Alfa, Alfio and Alpha. Other suggested similar names are Abby, Abey, Acey, Addy, Adley, Afi, Alan, Alba, Alby, Albyn, Albys, Aldo, Alec, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Alexy, Alga, Algey, Algy, Ali, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Alley, Allyn, Aloj, Alon, Aloys, Alta, Alto, Aluf, Alun, Alva, Alvy, Alvyn, Alvys, Alwyn, Aly, Alyn, Amby, Amry, Andy, Angy, Ardy, Arley, Arly, Arny, Arry, Arty, Arvy, Ary, Atley, Augy and Avry. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alfy.

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