Tony

Tony - A very unique male name



  Jan 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tony, meaning priceless one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #151. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tony and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tony? 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 Tony. The baby boy name Tony was given to 621 baby boys in 2012, ranking #426 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,643 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tony peaked in popularity 54 years ago in 1965 on position 48.



Famous with this name

Tony Jaa
Tony Danza
Tony Goldwyn


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Tony is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tony is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #234 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #778.

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 Tony is where you live.


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Tony origin and meaning

Tony is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means priceless one. To see famous people named Tony, pop culture references for the name Tony and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tony

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

Tommy / Tom / Tim / Tommie / Timmy / Toney / Tatum / Timmie / Titan / Tuan /

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
2012426
2011406
2010380
2009379
2008354
2007321
2006328
2005318
2004318
2003302
2002282
2001293
2000284
1999262
1998254
1997242
1996228
1995196
1994190
1993171
1992164
1991156
1990147
1989132
1988132
1987123
1986120
1985113
1984112
1983119
1982110
1981111
1980108
1979104
197897
197792
197686
197581
197481
197379
197268
197162
197057
196954
196852
196750
196649
196548
196450
196352
196252
196153
196052
195953
195857
195771
195685
195593
1954105
1953118
1952134
1951142
1950149
1949138
1948125
1947126
1946130
1945129
1944142
1943147
1942145
1941145
1940143
1939140
1938152
1937159
1936161
1935162
1934169
1933171
1932171
1931170
1930164
1929164
1928160
1927153
1926155
1925158
1924157
1923151
1922138
1921135
1920137
1919136
1918135
1917131
1916132
1915130
1914139
1913145
1912156
1911171
1910151

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi234
Georgia262
South Carolina279
North Carolina311
Alabama347
California360
Indiana376
Texas386
Missouri390
Nevada393
Oklahoma401
Michigan406
Virginia409
Louisiana420
Arkansas422
Iowa431
Illinois435
Massachusetts440
Maryland457
Florida464
New Jersey479
Wisconsin490
Washington499
New York520
Tennessee520
Utah521
Minnesota543
Ohio581
Arizona656
Colorado707
Pennsylvania778

Even more about Tony


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 Tony 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 Tony?

2 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
1965
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Tony
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,643
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +621

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