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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alphonso

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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name, variant of Alfonso.

Alphonso was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Alphonso

Alan Alda is an actor, author, activist, director, and screenwriter. He has been prominent since 1958. Alan was given the name Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo by his parent Robert Alda on January 28th, 1936 in New York City, United States. Alan is also known as D'Abruzzo and Alfonso Joseph.

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Robert Alda was an actor. He was most prominent from 1945 to 1983. Robert was given the name Alphonso Giuseppe Giovanni Roberto D'Abruzzo on February 26th, 1914 in New York City, New York, U.S. He passed away on May 3rd, 1986.

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Alphonso was royalty. He holds the title Duke of Anjou, Cádiz, and Duke of AnjouandCádiz. He was most active from 1975 to 1989. Alphonso was born as the child of Infante Jaime and Duke of Segovia on April 20th, 1936 in Clinica Santa Anna, Rome, Italy. He breathed his last breath on January 30th, 1989.

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Alphonso McAuley is an actor. He was most prominent from 2003 to 2003. Alphonso was born in 1984 in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Alphonso Taft was an office holder. Alphonso was born on November 5th, 1810 in Townshend, Vermont, US. He breathed his last breath on May 21st, 1891.

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Alphonso Johnson is a jazz, jazz fusion, and funk musician. He plays Bass guitar, acoustic bass guitar, chapman stick, and warr guitar. His ongoing career started in 1970. Alphonso was born Alphonso Johnson on February 2nd, 1951 in Philadelphia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alphonso

Alphonso was royalty. He holds the title Duke of Anjou, Cádiz, and Duke of AnjouandCádiz. He was most active from 1975 to 1989. Alphonso was born as the child of Infante Jaime and Duke of Segovia on April 20th, 1936 in Clinica Santa Anna, Rome, Italy. He breathed his last breath on January 30th, 1989.

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Roland Alphonso was a ska, rocksteady, and reggae musician. He plays Alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, and flute. He was most prominent from 1940 to 1998. Roland was born on January 12th, 1931 in Havana, Cuba. He left this life on November 20th, 1998.

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Leopold Alphonso is a soccer player for the Sabah United FC and Cebagoo Football Club. Leopold was born on June 9th, 1991 in Tamparuli.

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Leston Alphonso is an athlete for the Laxmi Prasad S.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1881 7 0 7
1882 8 0 8
1883 6 0 6
1884 8 0 8
1886 9 0 9
1888 11 0 11
1890 8 0 8
1891 7 0 7
1892 9 0 9
1894 12 0 12
1896 13 0 13
1897 12 0 12
1898 11 0 11
1899 11 0 11
1900 35 0 35
1901 12 0 12
1902 14 0 14
1903 15 0 15
1904 21 0 21
1905 19 0 19
1906 27 0 27
1907 20 0 20
1908 22 0 22
1909 21 0 21
1910 35 0 35
1911 31 0 31
1912 69 0 69
1913 55 0 55
1914 73 0 73
1915 84 0 84
1916 100 0 100
1917 97 0 97
1918 101 0 101
1919 120 0 120
1920 87 0 87
1921 128 0 128
1922 109 0 109
1923 116 0 116
1924 96 0 96
1925 124 0 124
1926 114 0 114
1927 120 0 120
1928 114 0 114
1929 112 0 112
1930 135 6 129
1931 119 0 119
1932 156 0 156
1933 123 0 123
1934 126 0 126
1935 134 0 134
1936 107 0 107
1937 122 0 122
1938 136 0 136
1939 123 0 123
1940 141 0 141
1941 145 0 145
1942 142 0 142
1943 144 0 144
1944 119 0 119
1945 136 0 136
1946 186 0 186
1947 203 0 203
1948 202 0 202
1949 230 0 230
1950 210 0 210
1951 282 0 282
1952 260 0 260
1953 269 0 269
1954 279 0 279
1955 309 0 309
1956 300 0 300
1957 290 0 290
1958 269 0 269
1959 298 0 298
1960 290 6 284
1961 300 0 300
1962 319 0 319
1963 264 5 259
1964 237 0 237
1965 219 0 219
1966 229 0 229
1967 218 0 218
1968 212 0 212
1969 211 0 211
1970 216 0 216
1971 196 0 196
1972 188 0 188
1973 162 0 162
1974 193 0 193
1975 155 0 155
1976 132 5 127
1977 129 0 129
1978 122 0 122
1979 127 0 127
1980 118 0 118
1981 125 0 125
1982 108 0 108
1983 113 0 113
1984 129 0 129
1985 143 0 143
1986 156 0 156
1987 129 5 124
1988 129 0 129
1989 149 0 149
1990 158 0 158
1991 110 0 110
1992 122 0 122
1993 110 0 110
1994 90 0 90
1995 67 0 67
1996 83 0 83
1997 68 0 68
1998 75 0 75
1999 56 0 56
2000 62 0 62
2001 51 0 51
2002 57 0 57
2003 53 0 53
2004 55 0 55
2005 50 0 50
2006 53 0 53
2007 43 0 43
2008 47 0 47
2009 37 0 37
2010 32 0 32
2011 43 0 43
2012 37 0 37
2013 26 0 26
2014 28 0 28
2015 23 0 23
2016 31 0 31
2017 33 0 33

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Popularity of Alphonso as a first name

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Popularity of Alphonso as a last name

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Common last names for Alphonso

  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Smith
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Harris
  • Jackson
  • Robinson
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Scott
  • Allen
  • Hall
  • King
  • Wilson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alphonso U.S.
  White 43.21% 64.26%
  African American 28.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alphonso

People with the last name Alphonso are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Alphonso

  • How Popular is the name Alphonso? Alphonso is the 1,988th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alphonso was the 29,231st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alphonso have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,041 babies born with the first name Alphonso in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alphonso to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alphonso? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alphonso first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alphonso is Thursday, November 24th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Alphonso born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alphonso was in 1962 with a total of 319 babies.
  • Random Alphonso Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alphonso is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Alphonso: Your name in reverse order is Osnohpla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onhoplsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alphonso? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 810 people with the last name Alphonso.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alphonso? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alphonso as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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