Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Roman cognomen, a derivative of Antonius (see Anthony). There were several early saints named Antoninus, including the patrons of Sorrento and Piacenza. This was also the name of a 2nd-century Roman emperor, Antoninus Pius (full name Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Pius).

Related Names

Feminine FormAntonina
Other Languages & CulturesAntonín(Czech) Antonin(French) Antonino, Nino(Italian)


Entry updated April 5, 2022