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Gender: Male Pronunciation: uh-LON-zo; uh-LON-so Meaning of Alonso: "Adalfuns" Origin of Alonso: Portuguese and Spanish after Germanic "Adalfuns" Alonso's Popularity in 2018: #775

The name Alonso is a boy's name of German, Spanish, Portuguese origin meaning "Adalfuns". Alonso is ranked #775 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Spanish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "TV Show Title Family Name Game".

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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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