Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Gothic name *Aþalfuns (see Alfonso). This name was borne by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, an 18th-century Italian bishop who is regarded as a Doctor of the Church.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAlfons(Catalan) Alfons, Fons(Dutch) Alphonso, Alphonzo, Lon, Lonnie, Lonny(English) Alonzo(English (American)) Alphonse(French) Afonso(Galician) Alfons(German) Adalfuns(Germanic) Alfonz(Hungarian) Alfonso(Italian) Funs, Funske(Limburgish) Alfonsas(Lithuanian) Afonso(Portuguese) Alfonz(Slovak) Alfonz(Slovene) Alfonso, Alonso(Spanish)


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Entry updated December 7, 2022