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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alfonse

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Alt. Meaning

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

S is for special, you are, you know!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alfonse

Monsieur Alfonse is a fictional character.

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Jean was born in 1484. He breathed his last breath in 1544.

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Jules Alfonse was a football player for the History of the St. Louis Rams. Jules was born on October 12th, 1911 in Cumberland, Wisconsin. He passed away on May 21st, 2000.

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How popular is the baby name Alfonse in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1906 7 0 7
1907 7 0 7
1909 8 0 8
1911 15 0 15
1912 10 0 10
1913 23 0 23
1914 29 0 29
1915 38 0 38
1916 37 0 37
1917 51 0 51
1918 42 0 42
1919 50 0 50
1920 44 0 44
1921 48 0 48
1922 43 0 43
1923 49 0 49
1924 45 0 45
1925 33 0 33
1926 31 0 31
1927 36 0 36
1928 20 0 20
1929 35 0 35
1930 23 0 23
1931 25 0 25
1932 28 0 28
1933 19 0 19
1934 20 0 20
1935 16 0 16
1936 12 0 12
1937 19 0 19
1938 13 0 13
1939 19 0 19
1940 9 0 9
1941 14 0 14
1942 9 0 9
1943 20 0 20
1944 19 0 19
1945 7 0 7
1946 8 0 8
1947 20 0 20
1948 15 0 15
1949 10 0 10
1950 16 0 16
1951 16 0 16
1952 10 0 10
1953 15 0 15
1954 19 0 19
1955 17 0 17
1956 14 0 14
1957 12 0 12
1958 10 0 10
1959 10 0 10
1960 18 0 18
1961 8 0 8
1962 8 0 8
1964 11 0 11
1965 13 0 13
1966 7 0 7
1967 6 0 6
1968 8 0 8
1969 11 0 11
1970 8 0 8
1971 6 0 6
1972 10 0 10
1973 11 0 11
1975 8 0 8
1977 10 0 10
1978 7 0 7
1980 11 0 11
1981 5 0 5
1982 7 0 7
1983 7 0 7
1985 5 0 5
1986 7 0 7
1992 8 0 8
1993 9 0 9
1998 7 0 7

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Popularity of Alfonse as a first name

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Popularity of Alfonse as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alfonse U.S.
  White 83.46% 64.26%
  African American 6.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alfonse

People with the last name Alfonse are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Alfonse

  • How Popular is the name Alfonse? Alfonse is the 8,584th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alfonse was the 128,249th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alfonse have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,381 babies born with the first name Alfonse in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alfonse to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alfonse? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Alfonse first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alfonse is Wednesday, November 1st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Alfonse born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alfonse was in 1917 with a total of 51 babies.
  • Random Alfonse Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alfonse is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Alfonse: Your name in reverse order is Esnofla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sofaeln. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alfonse? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 133 people with the last name Alfonse.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alfonse? Alfonse is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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