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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #2377 most popular

What does the name "Alphonse" mean?

Alphonse (French): Noble and ready

The name "Alphonse" is of French origin and it means "Noble and ready". It's a name commonly given to boys.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

P is for popular, that you are!

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

S is for special, you are, you know!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Your name in reverse order is "Esnohpla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nopleash". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Alphonse" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Alphonse? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,099 babies born with the name Alphonse in the United States. That's more than enough Alphonses to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 20 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alphonse" was in 1918 with a total of 357 babies.

According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alphonse" ranks #73 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 9 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1918. Across the entire United States a total of 357 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Alphonse popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Alphonse in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Alphonse

Al Capone

Al Capone is a gangster, bootlegger, racketeer, and boss of chicago outfit. Al was born in 1899 as Alphonse Gabriel Capone in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Alphonse Legros

Alphonse was born in 1837.


Past life for Alphonse born Oct 9, 1981

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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