What does Alonzo mean?
Alonzo \a-lon-zo, al(o)-nzo\ as a boys' name is pronounced a-LON-zoh. It is of Spanish, Italian and Old German origin, and the meaning of Alonzo is "ready for battle". Variant of Alphonse. This form is more popular than Alfonso, perhaps due to the fame of basketball celebrity Alonzo Mourning.
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 (#2038 out of 150436, Top 1%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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) appearing in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3583%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.0656%, down 81.7%), 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. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Alonzo and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)