Alphonse

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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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