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Definitions for Alfonso
ælˈfɒn soʊ, -zoʊal·fon·so

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  1. Alfonsonoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

  2. Etymology: From Spanish Alfonso and Italian Alfonso.


  1. Alfonso

    Alphons (Latinized Alphonsus, Adelphonsus, or Adefonsus) is a male given name recorded from the 8th century (Alfonso I of Asturias, r. 739–757) in the Christian successor states of the Visigothic kingdom in the Iberian peninsula. In the later medieval period it became a standard name in the Hispanic and Portuguese royal families. It is derived from a Gothic name, or a conflation of several Gothic names; from *Aþalfuns, composed of the elements aþal "noble" and funs "eager, brave, ready", and perhaps influenced by names such as *Alafuns, *Adefuns and *Hildefuns. It is recorded as Adefonsus in the 9th and 10th century, and as Adelfonsus, Adelphonsus in the 10th to 11th. The reduced form Alfonso is recorded in the late 9th century, and the Portuguese form Afonso from the early 11th. and Anfós in Catalan from the 12th Century until the 15th.Variants of the name include: Alonso (Spanish), Alfonso (Spanish and Italian), Alfons (Dutch, German, Catalan, Polish, Croatian and Scandinavian), Afonso (Portuguese and Galician), Alphonse, Alfonse (Italian, French and English), etc.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Alfonso is ranked #2927 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Alfonso surname appeared 12,246 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Alfonso.

    67.3% or 8,253 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    19.7% or 2,423 total occurrences were White.
    10.4% or 1,278 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.2% or 153 total occurrences were Black.
    0.9% or 121 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.1% or 16 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alfonso in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alfonso in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Alfonso in a Sentence

  1. Lucha Libre AAA:

    We are very sad to report that our friend and idol of Mexican wrestling Jesús Alfonso Escoboza Huerta' LA PARKA' has passed away, we extend our support and condolences to his whole family and raise our prayers so that they may soon heal from this.

  2. Alfonso Perez:

    While surviving in 100 beehives on Hickenbottom’s property, the insects were owned and maintained by Alfonso Perez. He leases the property during the winter, and Alfonso Perez leases the beehives to pollinate almond trees throughout California. Somebody came here, and tipped over all the boxes, and sprayed them with diesel fuel, it killed a whole bunch of bees.

  3. Kyle Buchanan:

    Alfonso Cuarón, who directed' Roma,' has directed some of the biggest movies in Hollywood. The third Harry Potter movie,' Gravity,' and so, what Netflix is hoping is that if they can give Harry Potter this wonderful launch for.

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