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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.

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

Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

French author Alphonse Daudet, Czech poster artist Alphonse Marie Mucha

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