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pinWhat does Alphonse mean?

Alphonse /al-phon-se/ as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alphonse is "ready for battle". French name from Hildefuns. French writer Alphonse Daudet.


Alphonse has 23 variants: Affonso, Al, Alfie, Alfo, Alfons, Alfonso, Alfonsus, Alfonzo, Alfonzus, Alford, Alfy, Alonso, Alonzo, Alphonso, Alphonsus, Alphonzo, Alphonzus, Fons, Fonz, Fonzie, Phauns, Phons and Phonz.

Alphonse has 1 feminine form: Alphonsine.

Kreatif forms: Alphonseau, Anphonse, Auphonse. [more]

pinHow popular is Alphonse?

Alphonse is a somewhat popular first name for males (#824 out of 1220, Top 68%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#24969 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Alphonse for boys. Alphonse reached its top position of #316 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Al, Alfie, Alfons, Alfonso (#849 2 years ago), Alfonzo, Alford, Alonso (#708), Alonzo (#525) and Alphonso are the prominent varying forms of Alphonse. Adoption of these relations of Alphonse reached its most widespread during 1910-1919 (average #674) and is somewhat lower today (#908, 71.8% less), with versions like Al, Alfonso, Alford, Alphonse and Alphonso becoming somewhat dated. Alonzo has been the most prevalent, although Alonso seems to be gaining popularity too. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Alphonse and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alphonse, Al, Alfonso, Alfonzo, Alford in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alonso, Alonzo, Alphonso in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Alphonse is alike in pronunciation to Alfonse. Other recommended similar baby names are Alphons and Alphonz. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alphonse.