Antony

Antony - A very unique male name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Antony appeared on the charts for the first time in 1914 on position #902. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Antony and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Antony? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Antony. The baby boy name Antony was given to 106 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1157 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 15,482 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Antony peaked in popularity 49 years ago in 1970 on position 614.



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Antony is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Antony is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #703 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,353.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Antony is where you live.


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Antony origin and meaning

Antony is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Antony, pop culture references for the name Antony and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Antony

We've found the following names that sound similar to Antony, sorted by popularity.

Anthony / Antonio / Antoine / Anton / Antwan / Antwon / Antione / Antone / Antonia / Antwain /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121157
20111306
2010967
2009995
2008897
2007817
2006843
2005772
2004769
2003736
2002766
2001749
2000832
1999900
1998835
1997787
1996814
1995894
1994898
1993870
1992856
1991800
1990835
1989847
1988721
1987792
1986771
1985940
1984834
1983808
1982754
1981842
1980919
19791031
1978715
1977788
1976815
1975763
1974782
1973783
1972689
1971711
1970614
1969655
1968624
1967709
1966746
1965750
1964758
1963957
1962815
1961847
1960823
19591038
19581071
19571019
19561161
19551133
19541080
1953951
19521168
19511534
19501369
19491409
19451308
19381321
19241522
19221450
19201722
1914902

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey703
Georgia735
Virginia760
Maryland845
California895
Pennsylvania931
Indiana947
New York1051
Texas1099
Florida1287
Illinois1353

Even more about Antony


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Antony a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Antony?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1970
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Antony
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 15,482
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1914
2012 births +106

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