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PronouncedPron.AL-fawns German
AHL-fawns Dutch
AL-fawnwns Polish

Meaning & History

German, Dutch and Polish 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

Sources & References

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


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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute