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Popularity
250k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tony

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Short form of Antony
  • #291 All Time
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How popular is the name "Tony" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188042042
188136036
188246046
188332032
188441041
188533033
188629029
188740040
188857057
188951645
189044539
189153053
189247047
189342042
189448048
189543043
189656056
189754054
189856551
189942042
19001010101
190162062
190274074
190384678
190487087
190586086
190696096
19071478139
19081420142
19091550155
19102120212
19112070207
19124006394
19135135508
19147396733
19151,02371,016
19161,069151,054
19171,124131,111
19181,17181,163
19191,107101,097
19201,169231,146
19211,219221,197
19221,167221,145
19231,057291,028
19241,055241,031
19251,00427977
19261,033221,011
19271,069341,035
192898730957
192989524871
193094028912
193182815813
193287419855
193382515810
193485819839
193591228884
193691825893
193794018922
19381,067101,057
19391,198231,175
19401,247161,231
19411,251271,224
19421,426201,406
19431,480231,457
19441,511191,492
19451,665231,642
19461,994201,974
19472,301252,276
19482,289212,268
19492,012231,989
19501,778201,758
19511,938141,924
19522,222192,203
19532,796252,771
19543,371313,340
19553,787383,749#93 boy name
19564,697244,673#85 boy name
19575,914535,861#70 boy name
19586,985466,939#57 boy name
19597,628677,561#53 boy name
19608,056597,997#52 boy name
19618,358628,296#53 boy name
19628,240478,193#52 boy name
19637,935547,881#52 boy name
19647,252527,200#50 boy name
19656,891676,824#48 boy name
19666,627596,568#49 boy name
19676,290666,224#50 boy name
19685,951695,882#52 boy name
19695,584715,513#54 boy name
19705,566785,488#57 boy name
19714,958714,887#62 boy name
19724,050523,998#68 boy name
19733,418603,358#78 boy name
19743,283643,219#80 boy name
19753,379543,325#80 boy name
19763,128663,062#86 boy name
19772,991502,941#92 boy name
19782,832612,771#97 boy name
19792,688442,644
19802,762382,724
19812,682342,648
19822,640342,606
19832,398472,351
19842,476362,440
19852,550312,519
19862,389312,358
19872,332422,290
19882,264212,243
19892,321212,300
19902,206252,181
19912,121222,099
19921,943181,925
19931,896241,872
19941,646201,626
19951,566111,555
19961,327121,315
19971,258101,248
19981,187101,177
19991,13851,133
20001,09371,086
20011,033101,023
20021,07001,070
20031,01112999
20049658957
20051,03571,028
20069886982
20071,010101,000
20088875882
20098030803
20107515746
20116880688
20126510651
20136600660
20146580658

Want to know about the populiarty of Tony? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 249,680 babies born with the name Tony in the United States. That's more than enough Tonies to occupy the territory of French Guiana (France) with an estimated population of 243,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 42 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tony" was in 1961 with a total of 8,296 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tonies)

According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tony" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 24 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of 3,418 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 "Tony" mean?

Tony (English): Short form of Antony

The name "Tony" is of English origin and it means "Short form of Antony". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynot". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Onyt". 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 Tony popular?



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

Celebrities named Tony

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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Tony Romo

Tony Romo is a NFL player. Tony was born in 1981 in San Diego, California.

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Tony Parker

Tony Parker is a basketball biography. Tony was born in 1982 in Bruges, Belgium.

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Tony Jaa

Tony Jaa is an actor, director, action choreographer, writer, producer, martial arts choreographer, martial artists, physical educator, stunt man instructor in eskrima and kino mutai. Tony was born in 1976 as Worawit Yeerum in Surin province, Isan, Thailand.

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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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Tony Gwynn

Tony Gwynn is a MLB player. Tony was born in 1960 in Los Angeles, California.

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Past life for Tony born Jun 8, 2012

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 New Zealand approximately on 1675. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Tony

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