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since 1880

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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801300130
18811280128#100 boy name
18821390139
18831430143#92 boy name
18841790179#88 boy name
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19478,039248,015#41 boy name
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19498,470208,450#36 boy name
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19519,872319,841#34 boy name
195211,2474411,203#34 boy name
195311,7203511,685#32 boy name
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195514,2155714,158#31 boy name
195615,6156715,548#30 boy name
195717,1016617,035#27 boy name
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195918,0338317,950#26 boy name
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196120,31112220,189#25 boy name
196220,20810420,104#24 boy name
196320,36011120,249#22 boy name
196420,25912020,139#21 boy name
196520,45011120,339#22 boy name
196620,79917320,626#22 boy name
196721,04415620,888#21 boy name
196820,37413720,237#21 boy name
196921,06415820,906#20 boy name
197021,33714321,194#22 boy name
197119,36513819,227#23 boy name
197217,58813417,454#22 boy name
197316,56314516,418#21 boy name
197416,51612416,392#21 boy name
197516,63613716,499#21 boy name
197616,75814016,618#22 boy name
197716,94314616,797#21 boy name
197816,96015016,810#20 boy name
197917,68315417,529#21 boy name
198017,77216117,611#24 boy name
198118,70513218,573#23 boy name
198219,77913519,644#21 boy name
198319,99216419,828#22 boy name
198421,10515820,947#21 boy name
198522,28119922,082#20 boy name
198622,14519721,948#19 boy name
198723,32521323,112#17 boy name
198823,80417823,626#18 boy name
198924,54812524,423#16 boy name
199025,17310025,073#15 boy name
199124,5288724,441#18 boy name
199223,2418123,160#19 boy name
199321,8809421,786#19 boy name
199421,6889021,598#18 boy name
199520,5678720,480#19 boy name
199620,5666720,499#19 boy name
199720,0674120,026#18 boy name
199819,6765119,625#19 boy name
199919,5245519,469#18 boy name
200019,6985219,646#17 boy name
200119,7684019,728#11 boy name
200219,6234519,578#12 boy name
200320,1783820,140#10 boy name
200419,6495519,594#11 boy name
200519,3892719,362#8 boy name
200619,4172619,391#9 boy name
200719,6382919,609#7 boy name
200818,4062818,378#8 boy name
200916,3092516,284#11 boy name
201015,4972715,470#10 boy name
201114,2692414,245#11 boy name
201213,1781513,163#15 boy name
201312,2301412,216#19 boy name
201411,5071711,490#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 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 #38 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 270 babies in Illinois 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?

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 able, for you surely are.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

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 "Tnyahno". 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.

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 midwest? 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.

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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 Mason

Anthony was born in 1966.

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Past life for Anthony born Aug 6, 1950

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 New Guinea approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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