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Afonso Meaning


What does Afonso mean?

The name Afonso is of Portuguese origin.

The meaning of Afonso is "noble, ready for battle".

Afonso is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-fon-so.

The Given Name Afonso

Afonso is a form of Alfonso. See Alfonso for further details.

Afonso appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

This 3 syllable name has spirit and charm.

Wrap it up and take it home, Afonso may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Afonso de Albuquerque, Afonso I the Conqueror, and Afonso II the Fat.

Afonso Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Afonso Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Afonso has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Afonso to other names.

Afonso Related Names

Afonso is a form of Alfonso.

Variants of the name Afonso include Affonso.

Famous Afonsos

  • Afonso de Albuquerque ~ Explorer
  • Afonso I the Conqueror ~ Portuguese King (1139-1185)
  • Afonso II the Fat ~ Portuguese King (1212-1223)
  • Afonso III ~ Portuguese King (1248-1279)
  • Afonso IV the Brave ~ Portuguese King (1325-1357)
  • Afonso V the African ~ Portuguese King (1438-1477; 1477-1481)
  • Afonso VI the Victorious ~ Portuguese King (1656-1683)

Afonso Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Afonso.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Afonso Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Afonso in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Afonso.

Just for fun, see the name Afonso in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Afonso in Nautical Flags page.