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Anthony

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242k Antonio (Spanish)
35k Antonia (Latin)
22k Anton (French)
10k Antony (Latin)
< 1k Antonie (English)

How popular is the baby name Anthony in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 130 0 130
1881 128 0 128 #100 boy name
1882 139 0 139
1883 143 0 143 #94 boy name
1884 179 0 179 #89 boy name
1885 153 0 153 #95 boy name
1886 174 0 174 #93 boy name
1887 153 0 153 #98 boy name
1888 193 0 193 #94 boy name
1889 219 0 219 #80 boy name
1890 189 0 189 #90 boy name
1891 170 0 170 #96 boy name
1892 255 0 255 #78 boy name
1893 220 0 220 #82 boy name
1894 257 0 257 #77 boy name
1895 221 0 221 #86 boy name
1896 281 5 276 #73 boy name
1897 249 0 249 #76 boy name
1898 325 0 325 #65 boy name
1899 291 0 291 #64 boy name
1900 406 0 406 #67 boy name
1901 328 5 323 #62 boy name
1902 420 0 420 #54 boy name
1903 399 0 399 #54 boy name
1904 422 0 422 #56 boy name
1905 490 0 490 #48 boy name
1906 542 0 542 #44 boy name
1907 593 0 593 #46 boy name
1908 690 0 690 #41 boy name
1909 758 0 758 #40 boy name
1910 986 6 980 #37 boy name
1911 1,295 7 1,288 #35 boy name
1912 2,488 8 2,480 #37 boy name
1913 2,789 8 2,781 #38 boy name
1914 3,709 14 3,695 #37 boy name
1915 4,746 24 4,722 #36 boy name
1916 4,765 16 4,749 #37 boy name
1917 5,046 19 5,027 #38 boy name
1918 5,187 19 5,168 #39 boy name
1919 4,761 24 4,737 #41 boy name
1920 4,979 32 4,947 #43 boy name
1921 5,261 23 5,238 #40 boy name
1922 5,116 24 5,092 #39 boy name
1923 5,142 26 5,116 #39 boy name
1924 5,215 20 5,195 #39 boy name
1925 5,063 25 5,038 #39 boy name
1926 5,095 34 5,061 #42 boy name
1927 4,952 31 4,921 #43 boy name
1928 4,747 32 4,715 #44 boy name
1929 4,778 48 4,730 #44 boy name
1930 4,707 30 4,677 #44 boy name
1931 4,339 39 4,300 #46 boy name
1932 4,258 34 4,224 #45 boy name
1933 3,998 26 3,972 #46 boy name
1934 3,856 17 3,839 #52 boy name
1935 3,933 25 3,908 #52 boy name
1936 3,994 16 3,978 #48 boy name
1937 4,358 24 4,334 #47 boy name
1938 4,703 16 4,687 #46 boy name
1939 4,637 27 4,610 #47 boy name
1940 4,788 20 4,768 #46 boy name
1941 5,255 19 5,236 #46 boy name
1942 6,235 24 6,211 #44 boy name
1943 6,225 22 6,203 #44 boy name
1944 5,618 14 5,604 #46 boy name
1945 5,696 10 5,686 #46 boy name
1946 6,799 25 6,774 #44 boy name
1947 8,039 24 8,015 #41 boy name
1948 7,902 23 7,879 #41 boy name
1949 8,470 20 8,450 #36 boy name
1950 8,651 24 8,627 #36 boy name
1951 9,877 31 9,846 #34 boy name
1952 11,236 44 11,192 #34 boy name
1953 11,725 35 11,690 #32 boy name
1954 13,193 58 13,135 #32 boy name
1955 14,215 57 14,158 #31 boy name
1956 15,622 67 15,555 #30 boy name
1957 17,099 66 17,033 #27 boy name
1958 17,516 82 17,434 #27 boy name
1959 18,035 83 17,952 #26 boy name
1960 19,605 97 19,508 #25 boy name
1961 20,314 122 20,192 #25 boy name
1962 20,211 104 20,107 #24 boy name
1963 20,359 111 20,248 #22 boy name
1964 20,261 120 20,141 #21 boy name
1965 20,447 111 20,336 #22 boy name
1966 20,802 173 20,629 #22 boy name
1967 21,044 156 20,888 #21 boy name
1968 20,376 137 20,239 #21 boy name
1969 21,062 158 20,904 #20 boy name
1970 21,332 143 21,189 #22 boy name
1971 19,367 138 19,229 #23 boy name
1972 17,594 134 17,460 #22 boy name
1973 16,563 145 16,418 #21 boy name
1974 16,519 124 16,395 #21 boy name
1975 16,637 137 16,500 #21 boy name
1976 16,758 140 16,618 #22 boy name
1977 16,945 146 16,799 #21 boy name
1978 16,964 150 16,814 #20 boy name
1979 17,683 154 17,529 #21 boy name
1980 17,776 161 17,615 #24 boy name
1981 18,705 132 18,573 #23 boy name
1982 19,780 135 19,645 #22 boy name
1983 19,991 164 19,827 #22 boy name
1984 21,109 158 20,951 #21 boy name
1985 22,281 199 22,082 #20 boy name
1986 22,148 197 21,951 #19 boy name
1987 23,328 213 23,115 #17 boy name
1988 23,804 178 23,626 #18 boy name
1989 24,544 125 24,419 #16 boy name
1990 25,174 100 25,074 #15 boy name
1991 24,527 87 24,440 #18 boy name
1992 23,243 81 23,162 #19 boy name
1993 21,880 94 21,786 #19 boy name
1994 21,689 90 21,599 #18 boy name
1995 20,567 87 20,480 #19 boy name
1996 20,568 67 20,501 #19 boy name
1997 20,068 41 20,027 #18 boy name
1998 19,678 51 19,627 #19 boy name
1999 19,524 55 19,469 #18 boy name
2000 19,699 52 19,647 #17 boy name
2001 19,768 40 19,728 #11 boy name
2002 19,624 45 19,579 #12 boy name
2003 20,180 38 20,142 #10 boy name
2004 19,652 55 19,597 #11 boy name
2005 19,394 27 19,367 #8 boy name
2006 19,421 26 19,395 #9 boy name
2007 19,643 29 19,614 #7 boy name
2008 18,410 28 18,382 #8 boy name
2009 16,316 25 16,291 #11 boy name
2010 15,502 27 15,475 #10 boy name
2011 14,274 24 14,250 #11 boy name
2012 13,188 15 13,173 #15 boy name
2013 12,249 15 12,234 #19 boy name
2014 11,556 18 11,538 #21 boy name
2015 10,575 11 10,564 #25 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Anthony baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,420,894 babies born with the name Anthony in the United States. That's more than enough Anthonies to occupy the country of Trinidad and Tobago with an estimated population of 1,317,714 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 130 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Anthony" was in 1990 with a total of 25,074 babies. (That's a lot of baby Anthonies)

According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anthony" ranks #85 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 23 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1928. Across the entire United States a total of 4,747 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Anthony" mean? The list below shows the origins of Anthony as well as things modernly associated with the name Anthony such as celebrities named Anthony.

Origin and Meaning of Anthony

The name "Anthony" is of Latin origin, and it means "Of Unknown Meaning". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain is a chef . Anthony was born in 1956 as Anthony Michael Bourdain in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Anthony Michael Hall

Anthony Michael Hall is an actor, producer, director, and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Anthony was born in 1968 as Michael Anthony Hall in West Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Anthony Anderson

Anthony Anderson is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Anthony was born in 1970 in Compton, California, U.S.

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Tony Stewart

Tony Stewart is a nascar driver. Tony was born in 1971 as Anthony Wayne Stewart in Columbus, Indiana, U.S.

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Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins is an actor and composer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1960 to present. Anthony was born in 1937 as Philip Anthony Hopkins in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales.

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Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett is a singer and painter specializing in traditional pop, show tunes, swing, and jazz music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1949 to present. Tony was born in 1926 as Anthony Dominick Benedetto in Astoria, Queens, New York, U.S.

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Anthony Kiedis

Anthony Kiedis is a musician specializing in funk rock, alternative rock, rap rock, and punk rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Anthony was born in 1962 as Anthony Kiedis in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Anthony

Anthony Davis
Anthony Hamilton
Anthony Johnson
Anthony Mcclelland
Anthony Rendon
Anthony Weiner
Anthony Jeselnik
Anthony Bowen Ymca

Alternative Meanings

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

T is for tender, loving nature.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynohtna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Othanyn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Anthony born Feb 24, 1966

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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