Antony - boys name

Antony name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 79%

Antony name meaning:

The name Antony is of Latin origin and is derived from the Roman family name Antonius. It is a variant of the name Anthony, which means "priceless" or "highly praiseworthy." The name has ancient roots and was popularized by the famous Roman general and politician, Mark Antony, who was a key figure in the downfall of the Roman Republic.

People named Antony are often associated with traits such as leadership, charisma, and determination. They have a natural ability to inspire others and are often seen as influential figures. With a strong sense of self-worth and a desire to be recognized for their accomplishments, individuals named Antony strive for success and are driven to achieve their goals.

Additionally, those named Antony are known for their loyalty and devotion to their loved ones. They value their relationships and prioritize the happiness and well-being of those they care about. With their natural charm and magnetic personality, Antonys have the ability to leave a lasting impression on those they meet, making them memorable and respected individuals.

Origin: English

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

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Overall UK ranking: 1004 out of 4789

29 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

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  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Antony

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