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Anthony

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Of Unknown Meaning
  • #22 All Time
  • #21 in 2014
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240k Antonio (Spanish)
34k Antonia (Latin)
22k Anton (French)
10k Antony (Latin)
< 1k Antonie (English)

How popular is the 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 #92 boy name
1884 179 0 179 #88 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 #93 boy name
1889 219 0 219 #80 boy name
1890 189 0 189 #91 boy name
1891 170 0 170 #96 boy name
1892 255 0 255 #78 boy name
1893 220 0 220 #81 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 5,047 19 5,028 #38 boy name
1918 5,186 19 5,167 #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 5,117 24 5,093 #39 boy name
1923 5,143 26 5,117 #39 boy name
1924 5,213 20 5,193 #39 boy name
1925 5,064 25 5,039 #39 boy name
1926 5,092 34 5,058 #42 boy name
1927 4,951 31 4,920 #43 boy name
1928 4,749 32 4,717 #44 boy name
1929 4,775 48 4,727 #44 boy name
1930 4,708 30 4,678 #44 boy name
1931 4,339 39 4,300 #46 boy name
1932 4,258 34 4,224 #45 boy name
1933 3,996 25 3,971 #46 boy name
1934 3,854 17 3,837 #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 4,702 16 4,686 #46 boy name
1939 4,637 27 4,610 #47 boy name
1940 4,787 20 4,767 #46 boy name
1941 5,254 19 5,235 #46 boy name
1942 6,235 24 6,211 #44 boy name
1943 6,225 22 6,203 #44 boy name
1944 5,617 14 5,603 #46 boy name
1945 5,696 10 5,686 #46 boy name
1946 6,801 25 6,776 #44 boy name
1947 8,039 24 8,015 #41 boy name
1948 7,905 23 7,882 #41 boy name
1949 8,470 20 8,450 #36 boy name
1950 8,645 24 8,621 #36 boy name
1951 9,872 31 9,841 #34 boy name
1952 11,247 44 11,203 #34 boy name
1953 11,720 35 11,685 #32 boy name
1954 13,190 58 13,132 #32 boy name
1955 14,215 57 14,158 #31 boy name
1956 15,615 67 15,548 #30 boy name
1957 17,101 66 17,035 #27 boy name
1958 17,515 82 17,433 #27 boy name
1959 18,033 83 17,950 #26 boy name
1960 19,608 97 19,511 #25 boy name
1961 20,311 122 20,189 #25 boy name
1962 20,208 104 20,104 #24 boy name
1963 20,360 111 20,249 #22 boy name
1964 20,259 120 20,139 #21 boy name
1965 20,450 111 20,339 #22 boy name
1966 20,799 173 20,626 #22 boy name
1967 21,044 156 20,888 #21 boy name
1968 20,374 137 20,237 #21 boy name
1969 21,064 158 20,906 #20 boy name
1970 21,337 143 21,194 #22 boy name
1971 19,365 138 19,227 #23 boy name
1972 17,588 134 17,454 #22 boy name
1973 16,563 145 16,418 #21 boy name
1974 16,516 124 16,392 #21 boy name
1975 16,636 137 16,499 #21 boy name
1976 16,758 140 16,618 #22 boy name
1977 16,943 146 16,797 #21 boy name
1978 16,960 150 16,810 #20 boy name
1979 17,683 154 17,529 #21 boy name
1980 17,772 161 17,611 #24 boy name
1981 18,705 132 18,573 #23 boy name
1982 19,779 135 19,644 #21 boy name
1983 19,992 164 19,828 #22 boy name
1984 21,105 158 20,947 #21 boy name
1985 22,281 199 22,082 #20 boy name
1986 22,145 197 21,948 #19 boy name
1987 23,325 213 23,112 #17 boy name
1988 23,804 178 23,626 #18 boy name
1989 24,548 125 24,423 #16 boy name
1990 25,173 100 25,073 #15 boy name
1991 24,528 87 24,441 #18 boy name
1992 23,241 81 23,160 #19 boy name
1993 21,880 94 21,786 #19 boy name
1994 21,688 90 21,598 #18 boy name
1995 20,567 87 20,480 #19 boy name
1996 20,566 67 20,499 #19 boy name
1997 20,067 41 20,026 #18 boy name
1998 19,676 51 19,625 #19 boy name
1999 19,524 55 19,469 #18 boy name
2000 19,698 52 19,646 #17 boy name
2001 19,768 40 19,728 #11 boy name
2002 19,623 45 19,578 #12 boy name
2003 20,178 38 20,140 #10 boy name
2004 19,649 55 19,594 #11 boy name
2005 19,389 27 19,362 #8 boy name
2006 19,417 26 19,391 #9 boy name
2007 19,638 29 19,609 #7 boy name
2008 18,406 28 18,378 #8 boy name
2009 16,309 25 16,284 #11 boy name
2010 15,497 27 15,470 #10 boy name
2011 14,269 24 14,245 #11 boy name
2012 13,178 15 13,163 #15 boy name
2013 12,230 14 12,216 #19 boy name
2014 11,507 17 11,490 #21 boy name

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 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 25,073 babies. (That's a lot of baby Anthonies)

According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anthony" ranks #18 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 979 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1918. Across the entire United States a total of 5,186 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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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 south? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

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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.

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 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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Tony Goldwyn

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

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynohtna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nhotyna". 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 May 3, 1988

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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