Alphonse \a-lphon-se, al-pho-nse\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alphonse is "ready for battle". From Hildefuns. Alfonso is a royal name in Spain, thus very popular; this form is less used in America, though even Alonzo, the most popular variant, is unusual. French writer Alphonse Daudet.
Alphonse has 23 variant forms: Affonso, Al, Alfie, Alfo, Alfons, Alfonso, Alfonsus, Alfonzo, Alfonzus, Alford, Alfy, Alonso, Alonzo, Alphonso, Alphonsus, Alphonzo, Alphonzus, Fons, Fonz, Fonzie, Phauns, Phons and Phonz.