US Popularity:1079
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Ready for battle, eager for war; Brave, noble; Eager
Alonzo is a masculine name of Spanish and German origins. The name means "noble," “brave,” eager,” and "ready for battle" or “eager for war,” and became very popular in the late 1800s. Disney and puppy lovers alike might recall Alonzo as Cruella de Vil's former butler in _101 Dalmatians._ The character displays mighty courage to do what's right even though the consequences of doing so may be far more significant. Literary buffs may also recognize Alonso in Shakespeare's The Tempest; a good and just king who repents his past mistakes. With a name like Alonzo, baby can have the courage to choose between right and wrong without being led astray.

Alonzo Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Alonzo is currently #2159 on The Bump
Boy:Alonzo is currently #1205 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Alonzo is currently #1079 in U.S. births
Boy:Alonzo is currently #537 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 66
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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