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What does Fonso mean?

Fonso Pronunciation of Fonso as a boys' name is pronounced FAHN-soh. It is of Latin origin. Short form of Alfonso.


VARIANTS Fonsie, Fonzell, Fonzie, Fonzo

OTHER FORMS VIA ALFONSO Affonso, Alonso, Alonzo, Foncho, Fonz

(male) Fenso, ..

(female) Fonce, ..

Fonso Mattias (F.M.), ..

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?

Alfonso (#913 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Alonso (#775) and Alonzo (#472) 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 (#720, DOWN 39%), 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, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Alonso, Anso, Foncho (see Alfonso), Fons and Fonz. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fonso.