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10k
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since 1880
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in 2010

Alphonse

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 20 0 20
1881 12 0 12
1882 16 0 16
1883 14 0 14
1884 20 0 20
1885 25 0 25
1886 16 0 16
1887 18 0 18
1888 20 0 20
1889 17 0 17
1890 18 0 18
1891 17 0 17
1892 22 0 22
1893 20 0 20
1894 19 0 19
1895 25 0 25
1896 26 0 26
1897 22 0 22
1898 31 0 31
1899 18 0 18
1900 27 0 27
1901 29 0 29
1902 33 0 33
1903 22 0 22
1904 36 0 36
1905 25 0 25
1906 40 0 40
1907 31 0 31
1908 48 0 48
1909 56 0 56
1910 56 0 56
1911 81 0 81
1912 142 0 142
1913 197 0 197
1914 250 0 250
1915 297 0 297
1916 306 0 306
1917 316 0 316
1918 357 0 357
1919 324 0 324
1920 329 0 329
1921 274 0 274
1922 289 0 289
1923 282 0 282
1924 249 0 249
1925 271 0 271
1926 221 0 221
1927 196 0 196
1928 228 0 228
1929 190 0 190
1930 159 0 159
1931 201 0 201
1932 147 0 147
1933 110 0 110
1934 136 0 136
1935 114 0 114
1936 119 0 119
1937 86 0 86
1938 107 0 107
1939 101 0 101
1940 101 0 101
1941 129 0 129
1942 108 0 108
1943 92 0 92
1944 89 0 89
1945 78 0 78
1946 85 0 85
1947 93 0 93
1948 84 0 84
1949 98 0 98
1950 85 0 85
1951 83 0 83
1952 88 0 88
1953 76 0 76
1954 67 0 67
1955 76 0 76
1956 82 0 82
1957 68 0 68
1958 67 0 67
1959 65 0 65
1960 54 0 54
1961 63 0 63
1962 51 0 51
1963 59 0 59
1964 68 0 68
1965 45 0 45
1966 47 0 47
1967 41 0 41
1968 33 0 33
1969 35 0 35
1970 26 0 26
1971 40 0 40
1972 33 0 33
1973 28 0 28
1974 29 0 29
1975 40 0 40
1976 35 0 35
1977 33 0 33
1978 22 0 22
1979 18 0 18
1980 30 0 30
1981 28 0 28
1982 36 0 36
1983 18 0 18
1984 19 0 19
1985 24 0 24
1986 32 0 32
1987 12 0 12
1988 16 0 16
1989 24 0 24
1990 30 0 30
1991 26 0 26
1992 28 0 28
1993 21 0 21
1994 27 0 27
1995 21 0 21
1996 17 0 17
1997 17 0 17
1998 18 0 18
1999 16 0 16
2000 21 0 21
2001 12 0 12
2002 17 0 17
2003 17 0 17
2004 11 0 11
2005 14 0 14
2006 11 0 11
2007 16 0 16
2008 16 0 16
2009 16 0 16
2010 14 0 14
2011 20 0 20
2012 16 0 16
2013 21 0 21
2014 26 0 26
2015 23 0 23

Fun Facts about the name Alphonse

  • How many people with the first name Alphonse have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,123 babies born with the first name Alphonse in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alphonse to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alphonse? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 20 new born babies.
  • When was Alphonse first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alphonse is Thursday, July 14th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Alphonse born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alphonse was in 1918 with a total of 357 babies.
  • Random Alphonse Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alphonse ranks 66th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 11 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Alphonse: Your name in reverse order is Esnohpla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leonphsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alphonse? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,318 people with the last name Alphonse.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alphonse? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alphonse as their last name since less than 1 person in 222k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Alphonse as a first name

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Popularity of Alphonse as a last name

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Common last names for Alphonse

  • Roy
  • Williams
  • Cote
  • Martin
  • Fournier
  • Johnson
  • Leblanc
  • Gagnon
  • Miller
  • Beaulieu
  • Boucher
  • Hebert

Common first names for Alphonse

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alphonse U.S.
  White 22.23% 64.26%
  African American 69.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alphonse

People with the last name Alphonse are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alphonse" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alphonse as well as things modernly associated with the name Alphonse such as celebrities named Alphonse.

French

Origin and Meaning of Alphonse

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

From French Alphonse, of Spanish and ultimately Germanic origin.

  1. A male given name.

Alphonse was also found in the following language(s): French and Latin

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Alphonse

Alphonse And Gaston
Alphonse Buddy Fletcher
Alphonse Capone
Alphonse Dc Yelp
Alphonse Elric
Alphonse Mehany
Alphonse Mouzon
Alphonse Mucha
Alphonse Bertillon
Alphonse Dc

What does the name Alphonse mean?

Ais for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Lis for listen, one of your best traits.

Pis for passion, your fire!

His for hand, that you always give.

Ois for ornate, nothing plain here!

Nis for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Sis for superb, a great attitude about life.

Eis for early, promptness is a virtue

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