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.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Alfons, Hildefons (Ancient Germanic), Alfons, Fons, Funs, Funske (Dutch), Alphonso, Alphonzo (English), Alphonse (French), Afonso (Galician), Alfons (German), Alphonsus (History), Alfonso, Alonzo (Italian), Alfons (Polish), Afonso (Portuguese), Alfonz (Slovene) |