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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements hadu "battle, combat" and funs "ready".
VariantAlfons
Other Languages & CulturesAlfons, Fons, Funs, Funske Dutch Alphonso, Alphonzo, Lon, Lonnie, Lonny English Alphonse French Afonso Galician Alfons German Alphonsus History Alfonso, Alonzo Italian Funs, Funske Limburgish Alfons Polish Afonso Portuguese Alfonz Slovene Alfonso, Alonso Spanish

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 794
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute