Meaning & History
Short form of Alonzo and other names containing the same sound. Famous bearers were American actors Lon Chaney Sr. (1883-1930) and Lon Chaney Jr. (1906-1973). The elder's birth name was Leonidas.
Other Languages & CulturesAdalfuns, Alfons, Hadufuns, Hildefons(Ancient Germanic) Alfons(Catalan) Alfons, Fons(Dutch) Alphonse(French) Afonso(Galician) Alfons(German) Alphonsus(History) Alfonso(Italian) Afonso(Portuguese) Alfonz(Slovene) Alfonso, Alonso, Ildefonso(Spanish)
People think this name is
classic informal common strong strange simple
Entry updated July 2, 2008