Name Alphonse - Meaning and origin

Name Alphonse - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Ancient, Germanic

Meaning of the name:

From the Germanic "hildefuns" which means ready to fight.
Once introduced by the Visigoths in Spain, the name Alfonse spread like wildfire since there are no less than 18 kings of Spain and 6 in Portugal so named. In France the "ph" replaced the "f" at the Renaissance.
This name returns to fashion, like many other common names in the nineteenth century.


Famous Alphonse: several kings of southern Europe, the writers Alphonse Daudet and Alphonse Allais, the poet Alphonse de Lamartine, the famous Al Capone was named Alphonse ...

This is the name of Alexandra Sublet's son.

Born in Naples in 1696, Alfonso de Liguori was a rich and brilliant lawyer who gave up his career to devote himself to the poor. He created the congregation of Redemptorists.

His character :

Fonce Alphonse, that is what could be the motto of this being overflowing with energy from an early age. Optimistic, Alphonse has a very communicative joie de vivre and a great aptitude to go to others. Generous, it bubbles of ideas to please his entourage and will not surprise you its originality.


Alphonsine, Alfonso, Alfonz ...

His party :

His birthday: August 1st.

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