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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #22 most popular

What does the name "Anthony" mean?

Anthony (Latin): Of Unknown Meaning

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

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for nice, need I say more?

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ynohtna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nnthoay". 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.

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Anthony? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,410,142 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 first appeared 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 25,073 babies. (That's a lot of baby Anthonies)

According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anthony" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 19 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1940. Across the entire United States a total of 4,787 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Anthony popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Anthony in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Anthony

Tony Stewart

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


Anthony Hopkins

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


Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett is a singer and painter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1949 to present. Tony was born in 1926 as Anthony Dominick Benedetto in Astoria, Queens, New York, U.S.


Anthony Bourdain

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


Tony Goldwyn

Tony Goldwyn is an actor/director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. Tony was born in 1960 as Anthony Howard Goldwyn in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Anthony Mason

Anthony was born in 1966.


Past life for Anthony born Apr 9, 1973

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 England approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.