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What does Alphonse mean?

Alphonse Pronunciation of Alphonse as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alphonse is "ready for battle". French name from Hildefuns. French writer Alphonse Daudet.


ASSOCIATED WITH battle (war)


VARIANTS Affonso, Al, Alfie, Alfo, Alfons, Alfonso, Alfonsus, Alfonzo, Alfonzus, Alford, Alfy, Alonso, Alonzo, Alphonso, Alphonsus, Alphonzo, Alphonzus, Fons, Fonz, Fonzie, Phauns, Phons, Phonz




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How popular is Alphonse?

Alphonse is a somewhat popular first name for males (#824 out of 1220, Top 68%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#24969 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Alphonse reached its top position of #296 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Al, Alfie, Alfons, Alfonso (#913 IN 2018), Alfonzo, Alford, Alonso (#775), Alonzo (#472), Alphonso, Alphonsus and Alphonzo are the prominent varying forms of Alphonse. Adoption of these relations of Alphonse reached its most widespread 118 years ago (AVERAGE #1088) and has become significantly lower since (#1680, 63% LESS USAGE), with versions like Al becoming less trendy. Alonso is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alfonzo, Alford, Alonso, Alonzo, Alphonso in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alphonsus, Alphonzo in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alphonse is alike in pronunciation to Alfonse. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aimone, Alanso, Albion, Aldon, Aldous, Aldwinne, Aldwynne, Aleron, Alfeos (see Alpheus), Alfonsin, Alfonz, Alison, Allayne, Alleyne, Allohnso, Allon, Allonso, Allonzo (see Alonzo), Allson, Allton, Aloess, Alohnso (see Alonzo), Alohnzo (see Alonzo), Alois, Alon, Aloys, Alpha, Alpheaus, Alpheus, Alphoeus, Alphons, Alphonz, Alpin, Alpine, Alsdon (see Alston), Alston, Alton, Alvise, Alwine, Ambroise, Ambrose, Anse, Anthone (see Anthony), Anthoney, Anthony, Antione, Antone, Antons, Antwone, Armonde, Aronne, Athens, Athos and Chanse. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alphonse.

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