Also Romansh.
Source: "Vornamen in der Schweiz. Prénoms en Suisse. I nomi in Svizzera. Prenoms in Svizra" (1993) published by the Association of Swiss registrars
Also Gascon: --- Source: Institut d'Estudis Occitans
Alfons is also a Catalan name. [noted -ed]
Also used in Poland.
Also used in Sweden, it was in the top 100 in both 2004 and 2007.
This is my dad's name. He was born in Germany in 1958. No one ever names their son Alfons in Canada!
Alfons Schuhbeck (1949-), German chef and author.
Sad to say that this name means 'pimp' (as in "prostitute boss") in Danish.
The "pimp" meaning is also dominating in Poland. This meaning is due to a character from "The Lady of the Camellias" by Alexandre Dumas, fils.
This name is also used in Sweden, although it is rare. One of the most loved series of children's books in Sweden is that of Alfons Åberg, written by Gunilla Bergström. In the English translation his name is Alfie Atkins.
A bearer well-known by anime fans is Alfons Heiderich from the Fullmetal Alchemist movie.
Dutch pronunciation is ahl-fons.
Alfons Åberg is a popular children's character in Sweden.

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