Alfons

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

German form of Alphonso [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Alfo
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Alfolsus
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Alfon
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Norwegian Swedish
Alfons
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Alfonsus
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Alhvo
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Alphons
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Alphonse
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Altto
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Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Alfonsinpoika Finland
Alfonsen Norway
Alfonsson Iceland Sweden

Female

Alfonsdatter Norway
Alfonsdotter Sweden
Alfonsdóttir Iceland
Alfonsintytär Finland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Alfons
Genitive: Alfons'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Alfons
Genitive: Alfonsin
Partitive: Alfonsia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Alfons
Accusative: Alfons
Dative: Alfons
Genitive: Alfons
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Alfons
Genitive: Alfons'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Alfons
Genitive: Alfons' / Alfons

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

13 August

Sweden Sweden

6 August

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: ['alfɔns] (key) [8]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Alfons Åberg is a fictional character created by the Swedish author Gunilla Bergström in 1972. He appears in books and animated cartoons. Alfons Åberg in other languages:

Trivia

In Norway alfons is used as an appellative for a pimp!

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
1 4 1644 3213
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 17 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[12]
0 n.a. 7 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
0 0 7 11
Finland Finland[14]
0 0 n.a. 2332
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Alfons(m) Sources: [10][12][11][14]

Sources: [10] [12] [11] [14]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  9. Own theory.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi