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GenderMasculine
UsageItalian
PronouncedPron.an-to-NEE-no
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Meaning & History

Italian form of the Roman name Antoninus, which was derived from Antonius (see ANTHONY). There were several early saints named Antoninus, including the patron saint of Sorrento. This was also the name of a 2nd-century Roman emperor.
DiminutiveNino
Feminine FormAntonina
Other Languages & CulturesAntoninus Ancient Roman Antonín Czech Antonin French

Categories

emperors, saints
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute