Meaning and Origin of Alfonso - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Alfonso

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old German : Noble and ready

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish and southern Italian : from the personal name Alfonso, the name of a number of Spanish and Portuguese kings. It derives from the Visigothic personal name Adelfonsus, composed of the elements hathu ‘war’ + funs ‘ready’.