alphonse

Alphonso

[al-fon-soh, -zoh]
noun
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “noble” and “ready.”
Also, Alphonse [al-fons, -fonz; French al-fawns] .
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Alphonso
masc. proper name, from Sp. Alfonso, from a Gmc. source (cf. O.H.G. Adalfuns, from adal "noble" + funs "ready").
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