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Anton

First Name
23k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anton

"Anton" is a name of French origin, and it means "Of unknown meaning". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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Borrowed from German and other northern European languages.

  1. A male given name.

Anton was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Danish, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, German, Norwegian, Slovak, Slovene, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Anton

Anton Yelchin is an actor. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Anton was given the name Anton Viktorovich Yelchin on March 11th, 1989 in Saint Petersburg.

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Anton Chekhov was a physician, short story writer, and playwright. Anton was given the name Anton Pavlovich Chekhov on January 29th, 1860 in Taganrog. He passed away on July 15th, 1904.

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Anton LaVey was a priest, author, musician, list of occultists, circus, carnival, hypnosis, psychic detective, occultist, circus performer, carnivalhypnotist, and psychic investigator. Anton was given the name Howard Stanton Levey on April 11th, 1930 in Chicago. He died on October 29th, 1997.

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His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Anton was born on February 14th, 1952.

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Anton du Beke is a professional ballroom dancer, television presenter, ballroom dance, and professionalballroom dancer. Anton was given the name Anthony Paul Beke on July 20th, 1966 in Sevenoaks.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Anton

Susan Anton is an actress, singer, actor, and singing. She holds the title Miss California 1969 and Miss California1969. She was most prominent from 1969 to 1969. Susan was given the name Susan Ellen Anton on October 12th, 1950 in Oak Glen, California, U.S.

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Craig Anton is an actor, comedian, and voice actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1989. Craig was given the name Craig Ward Anton on January 26th, 1961 in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

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He holds the title Archduke of Austria, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, and Prince of Tuscany. Archduke was born as the child of Archduke Leopold Salvator of Austria and Infanta Blanca of Spain on March 20th, 1901 in Vienna. He passed away on October 22nd, 1987.

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Karl Anton was royalty. He holds the title Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and Prince of Hohenzollern. He was most prominent from 1848 to 1848. Karl was born as the child of Karl, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, and Marie Antoinette Murat on September 7th, 1811 in Sigmaringen. He died on June 2nd, 1885.

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Paul Anton is a soccer player for the FC Dinamo București, AF Gloria Bistrița, FC Delta Dobrogea Tulcea, ASA 2013 Târgu Mureș, CS Pandurii Târgu Jiu, and Romania national under-21 football team. Paul was born on May 10th, 1991 in Bistrița, Romania.

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He holds the title Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern. Prince was born as the child of Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, and Infanta Antónia of Portugal on September 1st, 1868 in Sigmaringen. He passed away on February 21st, 1919.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 77 0 77
1881 57 0 57
1882 64 0 64
1883 63 0 63
1884 64 0 64
1885 74 0 74
1886 62 0 62
1887 67 0 67
1888 72 0 72
1889 74 0 74
1890 73 0 73
1891 51 0 51
1892 71 0 71
1893 75 0 75
1894 64 0 64
1895 63 0 63
1896 46 0 46
1897 43 0 43
1898 51 0 51
1899 52 0 52
1900 58 0 58
1901 50 0 50
1902 53 0 53
1903 56 0 56
1904 45 0 45
1905 55 0 55
1906 44 0 44
1907 52 0 52
1908 63 0 63
1909 61 0 61
1910 74 0 74
1911 77 0 77
1912 159 0 159
1913 216 0 216
1914 286 0 286
1915 357 0 357
1916 334 0 334
1917 343 0 343
1918 314 0 314
1919 327 0 327
1920 259 0 259
1921 261 0 261
1922 245 0 245
1923 223 0 223
1924 202 0 202
1925 183 0 183
1926 192 0 192
1927 165 0 165
1928 163 0 163
1929 155 0 155
1930 146 0 146
1931 149 0 149
1932 137 0 137
1933 140 0 140
1934 112 0 112
1935 104 0 104
1936 107 0 107
1937 124 0 124
1938 133 0 133
1939 106 0 106
1940 106 0 106
1941 117 0 117
1942 106 0 106
1943 129 0 129
1944 119 0 119
1945 113 0 113
1946 117 0 117
1947 120 0 120
1948 92 0 92
1949 108 0 108
1950 124 0 124
1951 123 0 123
1952 134 0 134
1953 108 0 108
1954 121 0 121
1955 149 0 149
1956 121 0 121
1957 134 0 134
1958 127 0 127
1959 141 0 141
1960 153 0 153
1961 115 0 115
1962 140 0 140
1963 158 0 158
1964 152 0 152
1965 113 0 113
1966 126 0 126
1967 182 0 182
1968 186 0 186
1969 211 0 211
1970 209 0 209
1971 194 0 194
1972 212 0 212
1973 208 8 200
1974 180 0 180
1975 236 0 236
1976 189 0 189
1977 176 0 176
1978 188 0 188
1979 301 0 301
1980 285 0 285
1981 234 0 234
1982 243 0 243
1983 272 5 267
1984 227 0 227
1985 226 0 226
1986 225 8 217
1987 215 0 215
1988 231 0 231
1989 219 0 219
1990 277 0 277
1991 232 0 232
1992 224 0 224
1993 194 0 194
1994 317 0 317
1995 332 0 332
1996 217 0 217
1997 220 0 220
1998 253 0 253
1999 252 0 252
2000 251 0 251
2001 258 0 258
2002 290 0 290
2003 251 0 251
2004 244 0 244
2005 268 0 268
2006 300 0 300
2007 250 0 250
2008 259 0 259
2009 205 0 205
2010 193 0 193
2011 192 0 192
2012 204 0 204
2013 190 0 190
2014 238 0 238
2015 214 0 214
2016 204 0 204

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Popularity of Anton as a first name

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Popularity of Anton as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Anton U.S.
  White 78.00% 64.26%
  African American 1.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.85% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Anton

People with the last name Anton are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Anton

  • How Popular is the name Anton? Anton is the 1,571st most popular name of all time. As a last name Anton was the 5,129th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Anton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,537 babies born with the first name Anton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anton to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 77 new born babies.
  • When was Anton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anton is Friday, June 9th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Anton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anton was in 1915 with a total of 357 babies.
  • Random Anton Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anton ranks 91st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 21 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Anton: Your name in reverse order is Notna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naton. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Anton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,823 people with the last name Anton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Anton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Anton as their last name.

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