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PronouncedPron.an-TO-nyo SpanishItalian
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Meaning & History

Spanish and Italian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY). A famous bearer was the Italian Renaissance painter Antonio Pisanello (c. 1395-1455). It is also the name of the main character in 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596) by William Shakespeare.
VariantsAnton, Antonijo, Antun Croatian
DiminutivesToni, Toño Spanish Antonello, Tonino, Tonio Italian
Feminine FormsAntonia Spanish Antonia Italian Antonija Croatian
Other Languages & CulturesAntoine, Antwan African American Antonius Ancient Roman Andoni, Antton Basque Anton, Andon, Doncho, Toni Bulgarian Antoni Catalan Anton Danish Anton, Antoon, Antonie, Antonius, Teun, Teunis, Theun, Theunis, Ton, Toon Dutch Antony, Anthony, Tony English Antono, Anĉjo Esperanto Anton, Tõnis Estonian Anton, Anttoni, Toni Finnish Antoine French Antón Galician Anton, Toni German Antonios, Antonis Greek Akoni, Anakoni Hawaiian Antal, Tóni Hungarian Anton Icelandic Antoon Limburgish Antanas Lithuanian Anton, Antonij, Andon, Dončo Macedonian Anton Norwegian Antoni Polish António, Toni, Toninho Portuguese Antônio Portuguese (Brazilian) Anton, Antoniu Romanian Anton Russian Antonije, Anto Serbian Anton, Tone Slovene Anton Swedish Anton Ukrainian
Same SpellingAntónio, Antônio

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute