Alphons is a male given name, originally from a Germanic Adalfuns, composed of the elements adal "noble" and funs "eager, brave, ready".
Variants of the name include:
(Italian and Spanish), Alfonso ( Alfons Catalan, Dutch, German, Polish and Scandinavian), ( Afonso Portuguese and Galician), (Ancient Portuguese), Affonso , Alphonse (Italian, French and English), Alfonse Αλφόνσος Alphonsos (Greek), (Latin), Alphonsus (Dutch), Alphons in ( Alfonsu Leonese), (Lithuanian). Alfonsas [1 ]
Middle Ages [ edit ]
Early Modern [ edit ]
Afonso VI of Portugal - (1656–1683)
Alfonso XII of Spain - (1857–1885) (ordinal numbering continues from the kings of Castile)
Alfonso XIII of Spain - (1886–1931)
Afonso I of Kongo - (1505–1543)
Afonso II of Kongo - (1561)
Afonso III of Kongo - (1666–1667)
Afonso, 1st Duke of Braganza, son of John I of Portugal.
Afonso, Prince of Portugal, son of John II of Portugal.
Afonso, Duke of Porto, son of Louis I of Portugal.
Afonso, Lord of Portalegre, son of Afonso III of Portugal.
Martim Afonso, formerly Araribóia, leader of the Temiminó tribe in Brazil in the 16th century.
Cardinal Afonso of Portugal, son of Manuel I of Portugal.
João Afonso de Aveiro, Portuguese explorer.
Jorge Afonso, Portuguese Renaissance painter.
Mor Afonso, Mozarab mistress to Afonso III of Portugal.
Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara from 1559 to 1597.
Alfonso II, Count of Provence, second son of Alfonso II of Aragon.
Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena and Reggio (1628–44).
Alfonso of Castile, Prince of Asturias, figurehead of rebelling magnates against his brother King Henry IV of Castile.
Alfonso of Hauteville, Prince of Capua.
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Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara during the time of the War of the League of Cambrai.
Alfonso Soriano, a current Major League Baseball outfielder playing for the New York Yankees
Alfonso of Spain, Prince of Asturias, heir-apparent of the throne of Spain 1907-31.
Alfonso Lizarazo, Colombian host and political
Alfonso Mejia-Arias, Mexican musician, writer, social activist and politician of Roma origin (Gitano).
Bill "Fonzie" Alfonso, former Wrestling referee & manager.
Elvira Alfonso, Queen of Sicily.
Fadrique Alfonso of Castile, fifth illegitimate child of Alfonso XI of Castile.
Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist.
Alfonso of Spain, younger brother of current reigning King Juan Carlos of Spain.
Alfonso, Duke of Calabria, claimant to the title of the head of House of Bourbon Two Sicilies.
Alfonso John Romero, American video-game designer, programmer, and developer.
José Alfonso Belloso y Sánchez, former Archbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador.
Juan Alfonso de Baena, Castilian troubadour.
Kristian Alfonso, American soap opera actress.
Alfonso Pérez Muñoz, Spanish football (soccer) striker.
Miguel Alfonso Pérez Aracil, Spanish football (soccer) midfielder.
Alfonso Oiterong, Palauan statesman, former Palau vice president 1981-1985
Nicolás Salmerón y Alfonso, Spanish statesman.
Michael Alfonso, or Mike Awesome, American wrestler.
Ozzie Alfonso, American TV director and producer.
Alfonso of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Spanish playboy and businessman.
Alfonso, Count of Caserta, Duke of Calabria and Head of the Royal House of the Two Sicilies.
Alfonso Ribeiro, actor.
Ricardo Alfonso Cerna, famous suicide victim.
X-Alfonso, Cuban hip-hop and afro-rock musician.
Celestino Alfonso, Spanish republican and volunteer fighter in the French resistance during World War II.
Alphonse [ edit ]
Alphonsus [ edit ]
Ildefonso/Ildephonsus [ edit ]
Ildefonso Schuster, archbishop of Milan, Italy
Ildefons Cerdà, Catalan urban planner
Ildefonso Falcones de Sierra, Spanish author
Ildefonso Lima, Andorran footballer
Ildefonso Puigdendolas, Spanish military officer
Ildefonso V. Vázquez, Governor of Nuevo León, Mexico, in 1915
Ildephonsus of Toledo, Saint and archbishop of Toledo in the 7th century
Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, Polish writer and poet
Fictional characters [ edit ]
Alphonso MacKenzie, fictional character in the Marvel Universe
Alfie Atkins, known as Alfons Åberg in Swedish, character created by Gunilla Bergström from Sweden
Alfonzo Dominico Jones, a dog in the Australian television series SeaChange
Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice, character in the comic strip Dick Tracy
, French duo in a comic strip created by Frederick Burr Opper Alphonse and Gaston
Alphonse Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist
Alphonse Mephisto, fictional character in the animated television series South Park
Alfons Heiderich from Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa
Alphonso Ali, minor character in Bloom County
Monsieur Alfonse, character in the BBC sitcom Allo 'Allo! played by the actor Kenneth Connor
Don Alfonso, character in Mozart's opera Così fan tutte The name of a number of pets and the Patlabor of
Noa Izumi from the anime . Patlabor
Afonso Cláudio, a municipality in Brazil.
Alfonso Castaneda, Nueva Vizcaya, a municipality in the Philippines.
Alfonso Lista, Ifugao, a municipality in the Philippines.
Alfonso, Cavite, a municipality in the Philippines.
Alphonse Atoll, in the Outer Islands of the Seychelles.
Alphonse Group, a group of atolls in the Outer Islands of the Seychelles.
Alphonse Island, in the Outer Islands of the Seychelles.
Cape San Ildefonso, a cape in the Philippines.
Ildefonso Islands, group of islands in Chile.
Paulo Afonso, a city in Brazil.
Ribeira Afonso, a village in São Tomé and Príncipe.
San Ildefonso Ixtahuacán, a municipality in Guatemala.
San Ildefonso Peninsula, a peninsula in the Philippines.
San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, a census-designated place in the USA.
San Ildefonso, Bulacan, a municipality in the Philippines.
San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur, a municipality in the Philippines.
San Ildefonso, San Vicente, a municipality in El Salvador.
San Ildefonso, a town in Spain.
Santo Ildefonso, a parish in Portugal.
Airports [ edit ]
Stadiums [ edit ]
Ildefonso Altar ( Der Altar des hl. Ildefonso), a painting by Peter Paul Rubens.
, an opera by Franz Schubert. Alfonso und Estrella
Alphonso (mango), a mango found in India.
Alphonso Psalter, a devotional Psalter.
, a book by Convent of St. Ildefonso Regina Marie Roche.
HMS , a British Royal Navy ship. Ildefonso
Palacio Real de la Granja de San Ildefonso, a palace in the Spanish province of Segovia.
Alphonso, a book by Stéphanie Félicité Ducrest de St-Albin, comtesse de Genlis.
Church of Saint Ildefonso, an 18th-century church in Porto
Treaty of San Ildefonso [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]