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What does Fons mean?

Fons Pronunciation of Fons [fons] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and Fons means "ready for battle". Fons is an alternate form of Alphonse (Old German): French name from Hildefuns.

Associated with: battle (war).


Fons has 4 variants: Fonz, Phauns, Phons and Phonz.

3 more relations via Alphonse: Alfons, Alonso and Fonzie.

Creative forms:
(male) Fins, Forns, ..

(female) Fona, Fony, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fons Isael (F.I.), ..

How popular is Fons?

Fons is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#39240 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alfons, Alonso (#731 a year ago) and Alphonse are the prominent variation forms of Fons (unlisted). Adoption of these relations of Fons reached its peak during 1910-1919 (average #1237) and is now significantly less, with the form Alphonse becoming less stylish. Alonso is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alfons, Alonso, Alphonse in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Fane, Fenn, Fin, Finn, Fionn, Fonsie, Fonso, Fonzo, Ford, Fox, Foxe, Frans, Fynn, Hans, Jens, Lyons and Pons. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fons.

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