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Meaning & History

Latinized form of ALFONSO. This name was borne by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, an 18th-century Italian bishop who is regarded as a Doctor of the Church.
Other Languages & CulturesAdalfuns, Alfons, Hadufuns, Hildefons Ancient Germanic Alfons, Fons, Funs, Funske Dutch Alphonso, Alphonzo, Lon, Lonnie, Lonny English Alphonse French Afonso Galician Alfons German Alfonso, Alonzo Italian Funs, Funske Limburgish Alfons Polish Afonso Portuguese Alfonz Slovene Alfonso, Ildefonso, Alonso Spanish
Entry updated August 31, 2007