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Gender: M Meaning of Alphonse: "noble, ready for battle" Origin of Alphonse: French from German

Rarely used, and for good reason. Alonzo is a preferable choice.

Alphonse does have a mixed bag of notable namesakes--French novelist Alphonse Daudet, painter Alphonse Mucha, and--oops--it was the birth name of gangster Al Capone.

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Famous People Named Alphonse

Alphonse de Lamartine, French writer and politician
Alphonse Marcello D'Amato, US Senator representing New York
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone, American gangster
Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Pop Culture References for the Name Alphonse

Alphonse Elric, from the anime series Fullmetal Alchemist

Alf, Alonzo, Fonz, Fonzie

Alphonse's International Variations

Alfons (German) Alpheus (Greek) Alphonsus (Irish) Affonso (Portuguese) Alfonso (Spanish)

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