Anton - boys name

Anton name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 84%

Anton name meaning:

The name Anton is derived from the Roman family name Antonius, which originated from the ancient Greek name Antonios. It has roots in Latin and Greek, and its meaning is often associated with strength, bravery, or being praiseworthy. The name Anton carries a sense of masculinity and power, making it an ideal choice for parents looking for a strong and noble name for their son.

In different cultures, the name Anton can have slightly varying meanings. For example, in Slavic countries, Anton is a popular name derived from the Greek name Antonios and has the meaning of "priceless" or "invaluable." In Scandinavia, Anton is also derived from the Greek form and is associated with strength and endurance. Overall, the name Anton possesses an aura of resilience, determination, and honor, making it a timeless choice for parents who want to bestow their son with a name that exudes strength and valor.

Origin: English

Variant of Anthony: Highly praiseworthy. From a Roman clan name. In the 17th century, the spelling Anthony was associated with the Greek anthos meaning flower.

Related names

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Overall UK ranking: 761 out of 4789

44 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Anton

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