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Alphonse

Alphonse and Gaston were two courteous comic strip characters created by Frederick Burr Opper, one of the most highly respected cartoonists of late 19th and early 20th century America.

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Origin

  • French: Ready and noble, ready for battle; derived from the Old German name Adelfuns. The variant Alfonso is a royal name in Spain and Portugal.

Nicknames

Fonzo, Fonzie, Fonzell

Syllables

2

International Variations

Alphonso, Alonzo, Alonso, Alanzo, Fonzo, Fonzie, Fonzell

Famous Namesakes

French author Alphonse Daudet, Czech poster artist Alphonse Marie Mucha

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