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What does Alphons mean?

Alphons Pronunciation of Alphons [alphons] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Alphons is "ready for battle". Alphons is a variant form of Alfonso (Old German): Italian and Spanish variation of Alphonse.

Associated with: battle (war).


Alphons has 3 variants: Alfons, Alfonz and Alphonz.

5 more alternative forms via Alfonso: Alfonse, Alonso, Alphonse, Alphonso and Alphonsus.

Creative forms:
(male) Iphons, ..


Middle name pairings:
Alphons Reyansh (A.R.), ..

How popular is Alphons?

Alphons is an unusual given name for males. Alphons is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Alphons was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #1967 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alfons, Alfonse, Alfonso (#792 in 2015), Alonso (#731), Alphonse, Alphonso and Alphonsus are the prominent variation forms of Alphons. These forms of Alphons were favored by parents in the 1910s (adoption of 0.1%) and are now much less common, with forms such as Alphonse becoming less in vogue. Alfonso is the longstanding favorite, though Alonso is now the top form.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alphons, Alfons, Alfonse, Alfonso, Alonso in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alphonse, Alphonso, Alphonsus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Albion, Aldon, Aldous, Aleron, Alfeos (see Alpheus), Alison, Allon, Allonso, Allson, Allton, Alohnso (see Alonzo), Alois, Alon, Aloys, Alpha, Alpheaus, Alpheus, Alphoeus, Alphonzo, Alphonzus, Alpin, Alpine, Alsdon (see Alston), Alston, Alton, Anthone (see Anthony), Anthony, Antons, Athens, Athos, Clarons (see Clarence) and Phons (see Alphonse). These names tend to be more frequently used than Alphons.

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