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What does Fonz mean?

Fonz Pronunciation of Fonz [fonz] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the name Fonz means "ready for battle". Fonz is an alternate spelling of Alfonso (Old German): Italian and Spanish variation of Alphonse.

Associated with: battle (war).


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

5 more relations via Alfonso, Alphonse: Alfonz, Alonzo, Foncho, Fonzie and Fonzo.

Creative forms:
(male) Flonz, Fronz, ..

(female) Fone, Fonzi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fonz Alexzander (F.A.), ..

How popular is Fonz?

Fonz is an unusual first name for men. Fonz is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Fonz (not in Top 2000) are Alonzo (#526 a year ago), Alfonso (#792) and Alphonse. Other forms, like Fons, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Fonz was widespread 135 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is now much reduced, with forms such as Alonzo going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alfonso, Alonzo, Alphonse in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Faiz, Fane, Fenn, Fin, Finn, Fionn, Fitz, Fonso, Ford, Fox, Foxe, Franz and Fynn. Like Fonz, these names are not commonly used.

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