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What does Alphonsus mean?

Alphonsus Pronunciation of Alphonsus [alphon-sus] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Alphonsus is "ready for battle". Alphonsus is a version of Alfonso (Old German): Italian and Spanish version of Alphonse.

Associated with: battle (war).


Alphonsus has 3 variants: Alfonsus, Alfonzus and Alphonzus.

4 more related forms via Alfonso, Alphonse: Alphons, Alphonso, Alphonz and Alphonzo.

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Middle name pairings:
Alphonsus Jovan (A.J.), ..

How popular is Alphonsus?

Alphonsus is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Alphonsus is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Alphonsus reached its highest position of #1131 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Alphonsus appearing in the Top 2000 are Alfonso (#792 the previous year), Alphonzo, Alphonse, Alphons and Alphonso. Other forms, like Alfonsus, are uncommon. These forms of Alphonsus were popular as baby names during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.1%) and are now much less conventional, with versions such as Alphonso becoming somewhat dated.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alphonsus and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aldous, Alfons, Alfonse, Alfonsin, Allonso, Aloess, Alohnso (see Alonzo), Aloisius, Alonso, Aloysius, Alpheaus, Alpheus, Alphoeus, Antonius, Delphinus and Thonus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alphonsus.

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