Alfonso is a boy name. It is a Spanish name and its pronunciation is \a-lfon-so, al-fo-nso\. Other similar names and variants include: Affonso, Alfons, Alfonse, Alfonsin, Alfonsino, Alfonz, Alfonzo, Alonso, Alonzo, Alphons, Alphonse, Alphonso, Alphonsus, Alphonz, Foncho, Fonso, Fonz, Fonzie, Fonzo. Alfonso is a very popular first name for men (#331 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4584 out of 88799).
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Alfonso Bedoya
Alfonso Bedoya
  • No. of movies: 4
California Conquest

California Conquest

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Teresa Wright, Alfonso Bedoya, Lisa Ferraday

Border River

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Joel McCrea, Yvonne De Carlo, Pedro Armendáriz, Alfonso Bedoya

Fortunes of Captain Blood

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, George Macready, Alfonso Bedoya

Country: United States of America

Ten Wanted Men

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

Starring: Randolph Scott, Jocelyn Brando, Richard Boone, Alfonso Bedoya

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Famous directors named Alfonso and their movies

Alfonso Cuarón
Alfonso Cuarón

Born on November 28, 1961

  • Age: 59
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 12
Children of Men

Children of Men

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Starring: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Starring: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta


Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen

Y Tu Mamá También

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Starring: Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ana López Mercado

Alfonso Arau
Alfonso Arau

Born on January 11, 1932

  • Age: 89
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 7
Picking Up the Pieces

Picking Up the Pieces

Directed by: Alfonso Arau

Starring: Woody Allen, David Schwimmer, Angélica Aragón, Sharon Stone

Como agua para chocolate

Directed by: Alfonso Arau

Starring: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez

A Painted House

A Painted House

Directed by: Alfonso Arau

A Walk in the Clouds

A Walk in the Clouds

Directed by: Alfonso Arau

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Alfonso a popular name?

Over the years Alfonso was most popular in 1930. According to the latest US census information Alfonso ranks #619th while according to Alfonso ranks #3rd.

How popular is the name Alfonso?

According to the US census in 2018, 207 boys were born named Alfonso, making Alfonso the #1007th name more popular among boy names. In 1930 Alfonso had the highest rank with 379 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Alfonso?

Alfonso is #1007th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Alfonso more popular ?

The name Alfonso was more popular in 1930 with 379 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Alfonso

The last time a baby was named Alfonso was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Alfonso?

In 2020 there were 207 baby boys named Alfonso.

Who is a famous person named Alfonso?

There a several famous people named Alfonso, for example actor Alfonso Bedoya, director Alfonso Cuarón, director Alfonso Arau.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Alfonso?

A famous actor/actress named Alfonso is Alfonso Bedoya, starring in 4 movies, including California Conquest and Border River.

Who is a famous director named Alfonso?

A famous director named Alfonso is Alfonso Cuarón, who directed 4 movies, including Children of Men and Roma.

How many famous directors are named Alfonso?

There are 2 directors named Alfonso including Alfonso Cuarón and Alfonso Arau who directed movies such as Children of Men and Picking Up the Pieces.