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What does Fonzie mean?

Fonzie Pronunciation of Fonzie [fonzie] as a boys' name is an Old German and Latin name, and the name Fonzie means "ready for battle". Fonzie is an alternate spelling of Alfonso (Old German): Italian and Spanish transcription of Alphonse. Fonzie is also a derivative of Fonso (Latin).

Associated with: battle (war).


Fonzie has 2 variants: Fonsie and Fonzo.

4 more related forms via Alfonso, Alphonse, Fonso: Foncho, Fons, Fonz and Fonzell.

Creative forms:
(male) Finzie, Fonce, ..

(female) Fonce, Fonosa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fonzie Maddix (F.M.), ..

How popular is Fonzie?

Fonzie is an uncommon first name for males. Fonzie is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Fonzie (not ranked) are Alfonso (#792 in recent rankings) and Alphonse. Other variants, like Foncho, are seldom used. These forms of Fonzie reached the peak of their popularity a century ago (usage of 0.1%) and are now much less widespread, with the form Alphonse becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Andie, Arnie, Benjie, Bennie, Bodie, Bogie, Bowie, Buzzie, Canbie, Cobie, Colbie, Collie, Connie, Cookie, Corrie, Cowrie, Danie, Dannie, Dennie, Donnie, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Fane, Farlie, Fauzi, Fazil, Fenix, Fenris, Ferdie, Fergie, Findlie (see Finlay), Finlee, Finlie, Fontaine, Fontane, Forde, Fowke, Foxe, Frankie, Frannie, Franzi, Gordie, Henlie, Jodie, Johnie, Jonnie, Jorie, Kenlie, Kennie, Kodie, Lannie, Linnie, Lonnie, Louie, Mannie, Montie, Norrie, Ozzie, Robbie, Roddie, Rodnie, Rollie, Ronnie, Sandie, Sollie, Sonnie, Sunnie, Tandie, Tannie, Tobie, Tomie, Tommie, Tonie, Torrie, Townlie (see Townsend) and Vinnie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fonzie.

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