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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
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  1. A male given name, a mostly British spelling variant of Anthony.

Notable Persons Named Antony

Antony Starr is an actor. He has been prominent since 1995. Antony was born on October 25th, 1975 in Auckland.

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Antony Gormley is an artist. Antony was given the name Antony Mark David Gormley on August 30th, 1950 in London.

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Tony Hawks is a comedian and author. He has had major accomplishments since 1988. Tony was given the name Antony Gordon Hawksworth on May 12th, 1960 in Brighton.

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Antony Alda was an actor. He was most active from 1956 to 1956. Antony was given the name Antonio Joseph D'Abruzzo by his parent Robert Alda on December 9th, 1956 in St. Julien, France. He left this life on July 3rd, 2009.

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Tony Blackburn is a disc jockey. Tony was given the name Antony Kenneth Blackburn on January 29th, 1943 in Guildford, Surrey, England.

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Antony Beevor is a writer. Antony was given the name Antony James Beevor on December 14th, 1946.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Antony

Vijay Antony is a music composer, actor, playback singer, and producer. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Vijay was born on July 24th, 1975 in Nagercoil. Vijay is also known as Fathima Vijay Antony.

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Babu Antony is an actor, film director, film actor, and director. His ongoing career started in 1986. Babu was born in Ponkunnam. Babu is also known as Bob Antony.

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Johny Antony is a film director. He was most active from 1991 to present. Johny was born in Changanassery.

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A. K. Antony is a Minister of Defence, Chief Minister of Kerala, Minister of Defence (India), and List of Chief Ministers of Kerala. A. was given the name Arackaparambil Kurien Antony on December 28th, 1940 in Cherthala.

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S. A. Ashokan was an actor and film actor. S. was given the name Antony in Tiruchirappalli. He died on November 11th, 1982.

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Marc Antony is a fictional character.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1900 6 0 6
1903 5 0 5
1912 6 0 6
1913 10 0 10
1914 22 0 22
1915 14 0 14
1916 15 0 15
1917 22 0 22
1918 21 0 21
1919 19 0 19
1920 20 0 20
1921 13 0 13
1922 20 0 20
1923 13 0 13
1924 20 0 20
1925 14 0 14
1926 11 0 11
1927 17 0 17
1928 9 0 9
1929 12 0 12
1930 14 0 14
1931 11 0 11
1932 11 0 11
1933 11 0 11
1934 9 0 9
1935 7 0 7
1936 8 0 8
1937 10 0 10
1938 19 0 19
1939 17 0 17
1940 16 0 16
1941 10 0 10
1942 15 0 15
1943 15 0 15
1944 14 0 14
1945 20 0 20
1946 19 0 19
1947 13 0 13
1948 25 0 25
1949 24 0 24
1950 34 0 34
1951 29 0 29
1952 46 0 46
1953 54 0 54
1954 58 0 58
1955 49 0 49
1956 47 0 47
1957 55 0 55
1958 61 0 61
1959 67 0 67
1960 96 0 96
1961 89 0 89
1962 95 0 95
1963 108 0 108
1964 111 0 111
1965 110 0 110
1966 105 0 105
1967 127 0 127
1968 150 0 150
1969 159 0 159
1970 177 0 177
1971 146 0 146
1972 129 0 129
1973 114 0 114
1974 117 0 117
1975 117 0 117
1976 120 0 120
1977 111 0 111
1978 141 0 141
1979 98 0 98
1980 116 0 116
1981 120 0 120
1982 134 0 134
1983 124 0 124
1984 125 0 125
1985 100 0 100
1986 157 0 157
1987 144 0 144
1988 163 0 163
1989 140 0 140
1990 151 0 151
1991 166 0 166
1992 156 0 156
1993 151 0 151
1994 152 0 152
1995 153 0 153
1996 188 0 188
1997 189 0 189
1998 176 0 176
1999 178 0 178
2000 209 0 209
2001 226 0 226
2002 220 0 220
2003 248 0 248
2004 238 0 238
2005 248 0 248
2006 247 0 247
2007 265 0 265
2008 231 0 231
2009 199 0 199
2010 209 0 209
2011 147 0 147
2012 156 0 156
2013 169 0 169
2014 118 0 118
2015 125 0 125
2016 110 0 110
2017 95 0 95

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Popularity of Antony as a first name

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Popularity of Antony as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Antony U.S.
  White 33.07% 64.26%
  African American 3.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 56.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Antony

People with the last name Antony are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Antony

  • How Popular is the name Antony? Antony is the 2,519th most popular name of all time. As a last name Antony was the 18,326th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Antony have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,940 babies born with the first name Antony in the United States. That's more than enough people named Antony to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Antony? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Antony first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Antony is Tuesday, December 17th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Antony born? The highest recorded use of the first name Antony was in 2007 with a total of 265 babies.
  • Random Antony Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Antony is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Antony: Your name in reverse order is Ynotna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Otynna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Antony? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,512 people with the last name Antony.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Antony? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Antony as their last name since less than 1 person in 196k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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