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What does Alphonse mean?

Alphonse /al-phon-se/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alphonse is "ready for battle".

From Hildefuns. Alfonso is a royal name in Spain, thus very popular; this form is less used in America, though even Alonzo, the most popular variant, is unusual. 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 19 more different forms via Alfonso, Alonzo: Alanso, Alanzo, Alfonse, Alfonsin, Alfonsino, Alfonz, Allohnso, Allohnzo, Allonso, Allonzo, Alohnso, Alohnzo, Alphons, Alphonz, Foncho, Fonzo, Lon, Lonnie and Lonny.

Alphonse has 1 feminine form: Alphonsine.

Kreatif forms: Alaphonse, Anphonse, Arphonse. [more]

How 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 in 2014), Alfonzo, Alford, Alonso (#708), Alonzo (#525), Alphonso, Lon, Lonnie and Lonny are the prominent varying forms of Alphonse. Forms like Allohnso are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3565%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0706%, down 80.2%), with versions like Alfonso, Alphonso, Lon, Lonnie and Lonny becoming somewhat dated. Alonso (#708) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation. 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, Lon, Lonnie, Lonny in U.S.

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