Alphonso

Alphonso - A very unique male name



  Jul 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alphonso appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #452. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alphonso and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alphonso? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alphonso. The baby boy name Alphonso was given to 5 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3723 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 328,212 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alphonso peaked in popularity 66 years ago in 1951 on position 389.



Famous with this name

Alphonso McAuley
Don Alphonso
Alphonso Austin


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Alphonso is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alphonso is currently topping the baby name charts in Georgia at position #1,209 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,209.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alphonso is where you live.


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Alphonso origin and meaning

Alphonso is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Alphonso, pop culture references for the name Alphonso and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alphonso

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alphonso, sorted by popularity.

Alvin / Alfonso / Alphonse / Alfonzo / Albin / Albino / Alfonza / Alvino / Alfonse / Alphonzo /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123723
20113813
20103040
20092734
20082398
20073314
20062387
20052210
20042259
20032522
20021849
20012049
20001900
19991753
19981286
19971468
19961272
19951489
19941121
19931055
1992938
19911060
1990770
1989789
1988826
1987762
1986671
1985740
1984719
1983816
1982838
1981742
1980789
1979729
1978730
1977712
1976717
1975599
1974543
1973600
1972530
1971544
1970529
1969502
1968508
1967488
1966491
1965508
1964502
1963475
1962438
1961447
1960459
1959452
1958454
1957441
1956427
1955404
1954421
1953413
1952418
1951389
1950436
1949439
1948451
1947455
1946452
1945511
1944555
1943497
1942502
1941486
1940470
1939495
1938484
1937503
1936542
1935491
1934485
1933489
1932442
1931505
1930551
1929580
1928588
1927558
1926574
1925561
1924663
1923615
1922700
1921555
1920880
1919594
1918582
1917598
1916574
1915686
1914646
1913615
1912455
1910452

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Georgia1209

Even more about Alphonso


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alphonso a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alphonso?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1951
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Alphonso
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 328,212
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +5

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