Alphonse name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 10th, 2023
Gender: Boy
Origin: Gothic and German
Usage: English, French, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Alphonse a-lphon-se
Meaning: Eager, Ready for Battle, Fight, Noble and Fast and Embattled
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What does Alphonse mean?

Venerable and Celebrated boy name Alphonse has origin in Gothic and German, mostly used in English, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, French and Swedish, Alphonse means "Eager, Ready for Battle, Fight, Noble and Fast or Embattled".

Alphonse is variation of loved and durable Alfonso. Alfonso is Italian equivalent of Alfons. Meaning of Alfonso is The Elements Adal Meaning Noble Honorable + Ala All + Hadu Struggle + Hild Battle Fight + Funs Ready and Noble and Fast is originated from Spanish and English.

Also Alphonse is form of Alfons in French language. It is celebrated on August 1st.

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How about the name Alphonse for a baby?

Alphonse is a strong and distinguished baby boy name with German origins. It denotes bravery and nobility, making it an excellent choice for parents seeking a name that embodies strength and valor.

Alphonse is unique in its combination of traditional roots with modern appeal, making it both timeless and stylish. It has a powerful ring to it that exudes confidence and charisma, which are great traits for any child to have.

Overall, Alphonse is a name that commands attention and respect, while also being approachable and congenial.

How do I pronounce Alphonse?

The three syllabled name Alphonse is commonly pronounced as a-lphon-se. al-pho-nse is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Alphonse

Adalfuns, Hadufuns, Alfonso, Alfons, Affonso, Alf, Alphonso, Alfon

Names that rhyme with Alphonse

How popular is the name Alphonse?

Alphonse was a popular name in France. Over 43252 babies have been named Alphonse since 1900. When at the peak of its usage in 1900, 1522 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 33rd position.

After 132 years, the name has past its prime. Additionally, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 25 times In United States, Alphonse was once a common name since emerging in 1880 it has been given to over 10238 babies.

At the peak of its usage in 1913,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 139 years. In addition to that, the first name has been in

Alphonse is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it is still in use.

However things change on global perspective, Alphonse is extremely popular in DR Congo where every 1 in 400 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Rwanda, Cameroon, Benin, Madagascar, Burundi, Congo, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Papua New Guinea and Burkina Faso.

As per our estimate, over 420000 people has been named Alphonse globally.

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What numbers say about Alphonse?

You aren't selfish, so you allow everyone in it. You are innovative and like to plan but enjoy when spontaneity kicks in. What others struggle to achieve comes out naturally for you. You work hard so you can reach some level of financial stability. You are dominant in your circle of friends. You are an adventurer who likes to live on the edge but planning your future and your next moves make you feel secure.

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Sibling Names for Alphonse

If you're considering naming your baby boy Alphonse, you might also be wondering what names would pair well with it for siblings. Here are some ideas for sibling names that complement Alphonse and sound great together.

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Famous people named Alphonse

  • Alphonse de Polignac, French mathematician
  • Alphonse Briart, was supervisor of the coal mines at Bascoup and Mariemont near Morlanwelz
  • Alphonse Borrelly, French astronomer
  • Alphonse Allais, French writer and humorist,
  • Alphonse Milne-Edwards, French mammalologist
  • Alphonse Joseph Georges, French army officer
  • Alphonse de Tonty, officer
  • Alphonse Chapanis, pioneer in the field of industrial design
  • Alphonse Desjardins, co-founder of the 'Caisses Populaires Desjardins'
  • Alphonse Alley, Beninese army officer and political figure
  • Alphonse Loubat, French inventor
  • Alphonse de Beauchamp, French historian
  • Alphonse François Renard, Belgian geologist and petrographer
  • Alphonse Toussenel, French naturalist, writer and journalist
  • Alphonse Sagebien, French hydrological engineer
  • Alphonse Hasselmans, Belgian-born French harpist, composer
  • Alphonse Rabbe, French writer, historian, critic, and journalist
  • Alphonse Munchen, Luxembourgish engineer and politician
  • Alphonse Kirchhoffer, French fencer
  • Alphonse Henri d'Hautpoul, was Prime Minister of France
  • Alphonse Attardi, New York mobster involved in narcotics
  • Alphonse Osbert, French Symbolist painter
  • Alphonse de Berghes, was Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
  • Alphonse Lavallée, founder of the École Centrale Paris
  • Alphonse Goetz, French chess master
  • Alphonse Van Mele, Belgian gymnast
  • Alphonse de Cailleux, painter
  • Alphonse Guérin, French surgeon who was a native of Ploërmel
  • Alphonse Burnand, Alphonse A. Burnand, Jr
  • Alphonse Dochez, American physician and microbiologist
  • Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, French-Swiss botanist
  • Alphonse Daudet, French novelist
  • Alphonse Mucha, Czech painter, illustrator and graphic artist
  • Alphonse de Lamartine, French writer
  • Alphonse Legros, French painter, etcher, sculptor, and medallist
  • Alphonse Picou, important very early American jazz clarinetist of New Orleans
  • Alphonse Juin, senior French Army officer
  • Alphonse James de Rothschild, French financier, vineyard owner, art collector
  • Alphonse Bertillon, French police officer and biometrics researcher
  • Alphonse Desjardins, PC was born in Terrebonne
  • Alphonse Beni, Cameroonian actor and movie director
  • Alphonse Ouimet, Canadian television pioneer and president of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Alphonse Gangitano, Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria
  • Alphonse Grisel, French athlete and gymnast
  • Alphonse Pénaud, 19th-century French pioneer of aviation design and engineering
  • Alphonse Mouzon, With Paul Jackson Jr
  • Alphonse Verville, Canadian politician and trade unionist
  • Alphonse Massamba-Débat, political figure of the Republic of the Congo
  • Alphonse Mingana, of ancient Middle Eastern manuscripts at Birmingham
  • Alphonse D'Arco, New York mobster
  • Alphonse Tchami, retired Cameroonian footballer
  • Alphonse Fournier, Canadian politician

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