Anton name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Latin and Greek
Usage: English, German, Czech, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavic, Ukrainian, Faroese, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Anton a-nton
Meaning: Priceless, Highly Praiseworthy, Invaluable, Spanish Form of Anthony, Beyond Praise and Who Eats Flower
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What does Anton mean?

Of Latin and Greek origin, Customary and Enduring Anton is used substantially in Icelandic, Slavic, Czech, Swedish, Danish, English, German, Scandinavian, Polish, Ukrainian, Romanian, Finnish, Faroese, Norwegian, Russian and Greenlandic, a gender-neutral name, Anton means "Priceless, Highly Praiseworthy, Invaluable, Spanish Form of Anthony, Beyond Praise or Who Eats Flower".

Also Anton is form of Anthony in Scandinavian and Ukrainian languages. Also Anton is form of Antonius in Russian and German languages. The name is celebrated on January 17.

How do I pronounce Anton?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Anton is a-nton. It can also be pronounced as an-ton.

Variants of Anton

Antonius, Anaton, Antoine, Anthony, Antawn, Tonia, Titouan, Akoni, Tonio, Briananthony, Anthonyjames, Anthonius

Names that rhyme with Anton

How popular is the name Anton?

Anton was a popular name in Sweden. Over 13487 babies have been named Anton since 1998. When at the peak of its usage in 2001, 1106 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 4th position.

However after 19 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Moreover, the name has been to the top 5 baby names 3 times Anton used to be a common name in United States, first appeared in 1880 and over 22919 babies have been given the name in 142 years.

When at the peak of its usage in 1880,. However after 142 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but it is still going strong. In addition to that, the name has been in Also, In France, Anton was once a common name since emerging in 1925 it has been given to over 4288 babies.

When at its peak in 2016,. However after 70 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but it is still going strong. Also, Anton is common in Denmark where over 7089 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

Currently the moniker is on a rise, in 2014, the moniker grabbed the 15th spot and 433 baby boys were given the name. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 24 times

Anton is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 300 names.

In 2002, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 298 on boy names chart when 95 babies were given the name Anton. There are over 1582 babies that have been given the name Anton in England and Wales.

Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2000, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 140 on boy names chart when 93 babies were given the name Anton.

Over 1032 people have been named Anton in Belgium.

Anton is a unique baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 192 on boy names chart when 46 babies were named Anton. Over 444 people have been named Anton in Switzerland. Also, in Netherlands, in just 2 years, it has made it to the top 600 names.

Recently in 2019, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 517 on boy names chart when 28 babies were named Anton.

Anton is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 32 years of use, it could not make it big.

There are over 175 babies that have been given the name Anton in Ireland. Anton is a rare baby name in Netherlands still in use today. However things change on global perspective, Anton is extremely popular in Russia where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in, Germany and Indonesia.

Also the baby name is popular in Ukraine, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Austria, Slovakia, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Turkmenistan, Papua New Guinea, Tanzania, Greece, Egypt, Tajikistan, Lebanon, Croatia, Moldova, Romania and England.

At least, 1970000 people globally have carried Anton as their given name according to our findings.

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Numerological aspects of Anton

You think a lot and it makes you sick sometimes. Logic isn't your strongest side but perfectionism is something people admire you for. You often get carried away by your emotions and taken as crazy because of your excessive reactions to injustice. You are enthusiastic, always do something productive, however, you lack creativity. In order to refuel your soul with creativity, travel, or do something unusual for you.

Looking for a name like Anton? Please go through the following names

  •  Loycie - Rare girl name Loycie is originated from Latin, Loycie means "Bringer of Light, Born At Daybreak and The Bright". Loycie is derived from Lucy.
  •  Agi - Principally used in Finnish, Hungarian and Swedish everlasting and predominant, Agi is originated from Latin and Old Greek is a gender insensitive name. Agi is form of Agnes in Estonian language
  •  Cato means The Pure or Wise is a gender insensitive name. Its origin is in Old Greek and Latin is used majorly in Finnish and English
  •  Floriano notably is used in Italian and Spanish, meaning of Floriano is "Flower or Blossom" given to baby boys came from Latin
  •  Deanna - Deanna's meaning is Dean or Elder is used as a gender-neutral name and is predominantly used in Tamil and Danish is rooted from Indoeuropean and Old English

Middle names for Anton

These loveable and daring middle names fit well with Anton.

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Sibling Names for Anton

If you're looking for the perfect sibling names for your little one named Anton, look no further! We've compiled a list of some great options that not only complement Anton but also have unique meanings and origins. Whether you're expecting another boy or girl, these names are sure to give your family a harmonious and meaningful sound.

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Famous people named Anton

  • Anton Diabelli, Austrian music publisher, editor and composer
  • Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer, organist
  • Anton Webern, Austrian composer and conductor
  • Anton Melik, Slovene geographer
  • Anton Geesink, Dutch 10th dan judoka
  • Anton Peterlin, Slovenian physicist
  • Anton Giulio Barrili, Italian novelist, was born at Savona
  • Anton Stadler, Austrian clarinet and basset horn player for whom Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote
  • Anton Alberts, Dutch architect best
  • Anton Arensky, Russian composer of Romantic classical music
  • Anton Reinhard Falck, He studied at the University of Leiden
  • Anton Staus, German astronomer
  • Anton Solomoukha, Ukrainian-born French artist and photographer
  • Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut, German jurist and musician
  • Anton von Winzor, was Governor of Bosnia and Herzegovina between 1907 and 1909
  • Anton Florian, Prince of Liechtenstein, Prince of Liechtenstein between 1718 and 1721
  • Anton Prylepau, athlete from Belarus
  • Anton Thraen, German astronomer and named two minor planets
  • Anton Reicha, Czech-born, later naturalized French composer
  • Anton Zwengauer, German painter of the Biedermeier period
  • Anton Schlecker, He is married to Christa Schlecker and has two children
  • Anton Schweitzer, child prodigy who obtained the patronage of the duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen
  • Anton Seidl, famous Hungarian Wagner conductor
  • Anton Reichenow, German ornithologist and herpetologist
  • Anton Praetorius, German Calvinist pastor
  • Anton Kuerti, Austrian-born Canadian pianist, music teacher
  • Anton Tomaž Linhart, Carniolan playwright and historian
  • Anton Maiden, Swedish Internet celebrity
  • Anton Strle, Slovenian professor of dogmatic theology and a Catholic priest
  • Anton Anderledy, Very Rev
  • Anton Aškerc, ethnic Slovene poet and Roman Catholic priest
  • Anton Lehmden, Austrian painter, draughtsman, and printmaker
  • Anton Weidinger, Austrian trumpet virtuoso in the classical era
  • Anton Heinrich Springer, German art historian and writer
  • Anton Schindler, associate, secretary
  • Anton Martin Schweigaard, Norwegian educator, jurist
  • Anton Gala, Slovak university professor and scientist specializing
  • Anton Gindely, Bohemian historian
  • Anton Korošec, Slovenian political leader
  • Anton August Heinrich Lichtenstein, German zoologist
  • Anton Burg, early Chairman of the University of Southern California chemistry department and an expert on boron
  • Anton Zeilinger, Austrian quantum physicist
  • Anton Wilhelm Amo, African philosopher from what is now Ghana
  • Anton Martin Slomšek, Slovene Roman Catholic prelate
  • Anton Dohrn, prominent German Darwinist and the founder and first director of the first zoological research station in the world
  • Anton Dilger, German-American medical doctor
  • Anton Eiselsberg, was born on 31 July 1860 at Schloss Steinhaus
  • Anton Niklas Sundberg, Lutheran clergyman
  • Anton Ausserer, Austrian naturalist specialising in spiders
  • Anton Julius Carlson, Swedish American physiologist
  • Anton Drexler, German far-right political leader of the 1920s
  • Anton Chekhov, Russian playwright and short-story writer
  • Anton Schumacher, former German football goalkeeper
  • Anton Cermak, American politician
  • Anton Rubinstein, Russian pianist
  • Anton Denikin, Russian Lieutenant General in the Imperial Russian Army and afterwards a leading general of the White movement
  • Anton Raphael Mengs, German Bohemian painter, active
  • Anton LaVey, American author, musician, and occultist
  • Anton Walbrook,
  • Anton Mussert, was one of the founders of the National Socialist Movement


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique,
  7. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  8. Danmarks Statistik,
  9. SCB- Statistikmyndigheten,
  10. Digi- ja väestötietovirasto,
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