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Gender: M Pronunciation: Uh-LON-zo; uh-LON-so Meaning of Alonso: "Adalfuns" Alonso's Popularity in 2014: #708

Alonso is the Spanish and Portuguese diminutive version of Alfonso, itself deriving from an old Germanic name “Adalfuns” meaning ‘noble and ready’. Although the Italian spelling ‘Alonzo’ is more popular in the US, Alonso has its own strong history.

Alonso Quijano was the real name of Don Quixote—and the name of two characters in the Judy Garland musical Meet Me in St. Louis. It is also the surname of star Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso.

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Xabi Alonso, is a professional spanish soccer player.

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