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Gender: Male Meaning of Alfonso: "noble, ready" Origin of Alfonso: Spanish and Italian Alfonso's Popularity in 2017: #810

The name Alfonso is a boy's name of Spanish, Italian origin meaning "noble, ready". Alfonso is ranked #810 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Noble and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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 I-XI, 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 Habsburgo-Lorena), King of Spain
Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro - American actor
Alfonso Smith - American football player
Alfonso García Robles, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

Pop Culture References for the name Alfonso

Alfonso Alto, character in "Sims" series
Alfonso, character in Pam Munoz Ryan's "Esperanza Rising"

Fonzie, Fonz, Alfie, Alf, Alfonz, Alfonzus

Alfonso's International Variations

Alphonso, Alfonzo, Alonso, Alonzo, Lonzo, Fonzo, Fonzi (Spanish) Alfonso (Swedish) Afonso, Affonso (Portuguese) Alphonse (French) Alfons (German) Alphonsus (Irish)