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Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. 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)

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