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UsageSpanish

Meaning & History

Spanish form of the Visigothic name Hildefons, which meant "battle ready", derived from the Germanic elements hild "battle" and funs "ready". This was the name of a 7th-century saint, an archbishop of Toledo.
VariantAlfonso
Other Languages & CulturesAlfons, Hildefons Ancient Germanic Alfons, 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
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute