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Meaning and Name Origin

Alonzo \a-lon-zo, al(o)-nzo\ as a boys' name is pronounced a-LON-zoh. It is of Spanish and Italian origin. Variant of Alphonse (Old German) "ready for battle". This form is more popular than Alfonso, perhaps due to the fame of basketball celebrity Alonzo Mourning.


Alonzo has 12 variants: Alanso, Alanzo, Allohnso, Allohnzo, Allonso, Allonzo, Alohnso, Alohnzo, Alonso, Lon, Lonnie and Lonny.

For more on this name, see also related boy names Hildefuns and Lonzo.

Alonzo has 30 more alternative forms via Alfonso, Alphonse: Affonso, Al, Alfie, Alfo, Alfons, Alfonse, Alfonsin, Alfonsino, Alfonso, Alfonsus, Alfonz, Alfonzo, Alfonzus, Alford, Alfy, Alphons, Alphonse, Alphonso, Alphonsus, Alphonz, Alphonzo, Alphonzus, Foncho, Fons, Fonz, Fonzie, Fonzo, Phauns, Phons and Phonz.

Alonzo has 1 feminine form: Alanza.


Alonzo is a very prominent first name for men (#451 out of 1220, Top 37%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#2177 out of 88799, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Alonzo for boys. Alonzo reached its peak position of #126 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #525. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alonzo name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Alonzo and corresponding names. Al, Alfie, Alfons, Alfonso (#849 in 2014), Alfonzo, Alford, Alonso (#708), Alphonse, Alphonso, Lon, Lonnie, Lonny and Lonzo are the prominent varying forms of Alonzo (#525 in 2014). These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 and have become significantly less popular since, with versions like Alfonso, Lon, Lonnie, Lonny and Lonzo falling out of fashion. Alonso (#708) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Al, Alfonso, Alfonzo, Alford, Alonso, Alonzo, Alphonse, Alphonso, Lon, Lonnie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lonny, Lonzo in U.S.

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