Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. TO-nee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Short form of Anthony. Famous bearers include singer Tony Bennett (1926-) and skateboarder Tony Hawk (1968-). It is also the real name of the comic book superhero Iron Man (Tony Stark), created 1963, and two antihero criminal characters: Tony Montana from the movie Scarface (1983) and Tony Soprano from the television series The Sopranos (1999-2007).

Related Names

Feminine FormAntonia
Other Languages & CulturesAntoine, Antwan(African American) Antonius(Ancient Roman) Andoni, Antton(Basque) Anton(Belarusian) Anton, Antoniy, Andon, Doncho, Toni(Bulgarian) Antoni(Catalan) Anton, Antonijo, Antonio, Antun, Ante, Anto, Tonći, Tonči, Toni(Croatian) Antonín(Czech) Anton(Danish) Anton, Antoon, Antonie, Antonius, Teun, Teunis, Theun, Theunis, Ton, Toon(Dutch) Antono, Anĉjo(Esperanto) Anton, Tõnis, Tõnu(Estonian) Anton, Anttoni, Toni(Finnish) Antoine(French) Antón(Galician) Anton(Georgian) Anton, Toni(German) Antonios, Antonis(Greek) Anakoni, Akoni(Hawaiian) Antal, Tóni(Hungarian) Anton(Icelandic) Antonio, Antonello, Nello, Tonino, Tonio(Italian) Antons(Latvian) Antoon(Limburgish) Antanas(Lithuanian) Anton, Antonij, Andon, Dončo(Macedonian) Anton(Norwegian) Antoni(Polish) Toni, Toninho(Portuguese) Antônio(Portuguese (Brazilian)) António(Portuguese (European)) Anton, Antoniu(Romanian) Anton(Russian) Antonije, Anto(Serbian) Anton(Slovak) Anton, Tone(Slovene) Antonio, Toni, Toño(Spanish) Anton(Swedish) Anton(Ukrainian)


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Name Days

Norway: January 17
Sweden: January 17


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Entry updated June 9, 2023