Given Name ALFONS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AL-fawns (German), AHL-fawns (Dutch), AL-fawnwns (Polish)  [details]

Meaning & History

German, Dutch and Polish form of ALFONSO.

Categories

Liechtenstein princely family
VARIANTS: Adalfuns, Hadufuns, Hildefons (Ancient Germanic)
DIMINUTIVES: Fons, Funs, Funske (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Alphonso, 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
Entry updated July 2, 2017