Alfie - Meaning of Alfie
[ 2 syll. al-fie, alf-ie ] The baby boy name Alfie is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as AELFiy- †. Alfie is largely used in the English and Spanish languages, and it is derived from Gothic and Old English origins. The name is known from the play Alfie (1963) by Bill Naughton, which has been made in various films including the recent remake Alfie (2004) starring Jude Law.
Alfie is a pet form of the name Alf (English).
Alfie is also an English and Spanish variant of the name Alfonso (English, Italian, and Spanish).
Alfie is also an English pet form of the name Alfred (Dutch, English, French, German, Polish, and Scandinavian).
Alfie is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1967 with 0.004% of baby boys being given the name Alfie. Its ranking then was #916. The baby name has since declined in popularity, and is now of infrequent use. In 2011, among the group of boy names directly linked to Alfie, Alfonso was the most popular. In the past century Alfie has predominantly been a baby boy name.
† Pronunciation for Alfie: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Alfie is Actor, Alfred (Alfie) Bass, born Abraham Basalinksy, 8 April 1921 - 15 July 1987, Bethnal Green, London, England.