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10k
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since 1880

Alphonse

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Noble and ready
  • #2377 All Time
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How popular is the name "Alphonse" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188020020
188112012
188216016
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198030030
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198524024
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198712012
198816016
198924024
199030030
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199427027
199521021
199617017
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199818018
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200021021
200112012
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200411011
200514014
200611011
200716016
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200916016
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201216016
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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 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alphonse" ranks #85 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 9 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of 306 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 activities, for you have many.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

P is for pioneer, your adventuresome spirit.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for nice, need I say more?

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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 south west? 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.

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Alphonse Legros

Alphonse was born in 1837.

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Past life for Alphonse born Aug 7, 1969

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 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

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.

Name poster for Alphonse

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