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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AL-fawns(German)
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Meaning & History

German and Dutch form of ALFONSO.
VariantsAdalfuns, Hadufuns, Hildefons(Ancient Germanic)
DiminutivesFons, Funs, Funske(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesAlphonso, Alphonzo, Lon, Lonnie, Lonny(English) Alphonse(French) Afonso(Galician) Alphonsus(History) Alfonso, Alonzo(Italian) Funs, Funske(Limburgish) Afonso(Portuguese) Alfonz(Slovene) Alfonso, Ildefonso, Alonso(Spanish)
Surname DescendantAlfons(Dutch)
User SubmissionAlfoñs

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 166


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