Spanish and Italian
"noble, ready"

Alfonso Origin and Meaning

The name Alfonso is a boy's name of Spanish, Italian origin meaning "noble, ready".

Alfonso was a royal name in Spain as far back as the 7th century, but it is rarely heard outside the Hispanic community in the US.

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Famous People Named Alfonso

  • Alfonso IXI, Kings of Spain
  • Alfonso XII (Alfonso Francisco de Asís Fernando Pío Juan María de la Concepción Gregorio Pelayo)King of Spain
  • Alfonso XIII (Alfonso León Fernando María Jaime Isidro Pascual Antonio de Borbón y HabsburgoLorena), King of Spain
  • Alfonso Lincoln RibeiroAmerican actor
  • Alfonso SmithAmerican football player
  • Alfonso García Robleswinner of the Nobel Peace Prize

Alfonso in Pop Culture

  • Alfonso Altocharacter in "Sims" series
  • Alfonsocharacter in Pam Munoz Ryan's "Esperanza Rising"

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