Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. u-FON-soo(European Portuguese)
a-FON-soo(Brazilian Portuguese)

Meaning & History

Portuguese and Galician form of Alfonso. This was the name of the first king of Portugual, ruling in the 12th century.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAdalfuns, Alfons, Hadufuns, Hildefons(Ancient Germanic) Alfons(Catalan) Alfons, Fons(Dutch) Alphonso, Alphonzo, Lon, Lonnie, Lonny(English) Alonzo(English (American)) Alphonse(French) Alfons(German) Alphonsus(History) Alfonso(Italian) Funs, Funske(Limburgish) Alfonz(Slovene) Alfonso, Ildefonso, Alonso(Spanish)


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Entry updated April 5, 2022