Alphonse

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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 it was the birth name of gangster Al Capone.

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Famous People Named Alphonse

Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine, Knight of Pratz, French writer and politician
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone, American gangster
Alfons Maria "Alphonse" Mucha, Czech painter
(Pierre-Marie-)Alphonse Favier, French bishop in China
Alphonse Areola, French footballer
Alphonse Pierre Juin, Marshal of France
Alphonse Royer, French librettist
Alphonse Daudet, French novelist
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
Alphonse Frankenstein - from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Fonzie, Fonz, Alonzo, Alf

Alphonse's International Variations

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