What does Fonso mean?
Fonso [fon-so] as a boys' name is pronounced FAHN-soh. It is of Latin origin. Short form of Alfonso.
(male) Fenso, Forso, ..
(female) Fonce, Fonis, .. Middle name pairings:
Fonso Shepard (F.S.), ..
How popular is Fonso?
Fonso is an uncommon given name for men. Fonso is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Alfonso (#792 in recent rankings), Alonso (#731) and Alonzo (#526) are the popular alternative forms of Fonso (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Foncho, are seldom used. These relations of Fonso were favored by parents a century ago (average #1010) and are somewhat less widespread today (#683, down 41%), with the version Alonzo becoming less stylish. Alonzo has generally been the top pick of parents, although Alonso seems to be gaining popularity too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)