Antonio name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 8th, 2023
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin and Greek
Usage: English, Spanish, Italian, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Antonio a-nto-nio
Meaning: Highly Praiseworthy, From a Roman Clan Name, In the 17th Century, Priceless, Of Inestimable Worth, Invaluable, Spanish Form of Anthony, Beyond Praise and Who Eats Flower
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What does Antonio mean?

Antonio means Highly Praiseworthy, From a Roman Clan Name, In the 17th Century, Priceless, Of Inestimable Worth, Invaluable, Spanish Form of Anthony, Beyond Praise or Who Eats Flower came from Greek and Latin used as a gender-neutral name is used in Swedish, Italian, Spanish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English and Icelandic.

Antonio is variation of all time favorite, loved and saintly Antoine. Antoine is form of Anton in French language. Also Antoine is French and Irish cognate of Anthony. Originated from Greek and Latin, Popular and Perennial Antoine, Antoine means "Inestimable and Beyond Praise".

Antonio is variant form of pious and acclaimed Anthony. Anthony is equivalent of Anton in English language. Also Anthony is equivalent of Antonius in English language. Pleasing and Evergreen Greek and Latin Anthony, meaning of Anthony is "Praiseworthy, Flourishing and Invaluable".

Also Antonio is equivalent of Antonius in Italian language. It is celebrated on January 17.

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How do I pronounce Antonio?

Two syllabled Antonio is pronounced as a-nto-nio. The other ways to say the name is an-tonio.

Variants of Antonio

Antonius, Anthonio, Anthony, Antoine, Anton, Akoni, Tonio, Briananthony, Anthonyjames, Antawn, Tonia, Titouan, Joseantonio, Joseph, Josi, Josva, Jose, Anaton, Anthonius

Nicknames for Antonio

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Names that rhyme with Antonio

How popular is the name Antonio?

Antonio was among the very popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 249798 babies have been given the name. At the peak of its usage in 1976, it ranked 71st when 5068 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

However after 233 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still going strong on charts. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 100 baby names 36 times Also, a popular name in France having over 20225 recievers in 119 years of usage.

Presently the moniker is on a rise, in 1971, it ranked 84th when 936 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 100 baby names 13 times Also, a popular name in Spain with over 32265 new-borns have been given the name since 2002.

At the peak of its usage in 2002, the moniker grabbed the 17th spot and 2720 baby boys were given the name. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 16 times Also, Antonio was a popular name in Italy.

Over 78767 babies have been given the moniker in 20 years. At the peak of its usage in 1999, 4945 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 11st position.

However after 20 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 50 baby names 20 times

Antonio is common in England and Wales where over 2014 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

At its zenith in 1999, the moniker grabbed the 292nd spot and 132 baby boys were given the name. Antonio is a familiar baby name in New South Wales during its short run, it been to the top 100 names.

In 1964, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 85 on boy names chart when 69 babies were given the name Antonio. There are over 452 babies that have been given the name Antonio in New South Wales.

Antonio is a unique baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2000, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 159 on boy names chart when 50 babies were named Antonio.

Over 731 babies in Switzerland have been named Antonio. Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 300 names. In 1995, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 290 on boy names chart when 35 babies were named Antonio.

There are over 583 babies that have been given the name Antonio in Belgium.

Antonio is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 37 years of use, it could not make it big.

Over 195 people have been named Antonio in Ireland. However things change on global perspective, Antonio is extremely popular in Brazil where every 1 in 70 have the name as well as in, Mexico, Philippines, Argentina, Venezuela, Angola, Cuba and Colombia.

Also the baby name is popular in Peru, Guatemala, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Paraguay, Mozambique, Chile, Germany, Honduras, Canada, Equatorial Guinea, El Salvador, England, Panama, Madagascar, Uruguay, Nicaragua, South Africa, Costa Rica, Romania, Puerto Rico, India, Croatia, Russia and Uganda.

As per our estimate, over 8290000 babies have been bestowed Antonio around the globe.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Antonio

You never get tired from trying to be better than you were yesterday. 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. Unrestricted lifestyle is your mark. You always have the best ideas and persistence to realize each and one of them at work. You are hard-working by nature and success drives you.

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  •  Patten is used in English and English came from Middle, Latin and English, Patten means "From the Warrior's Town" is used as a unisex name
  •  Lorin - Meaning of Lorin is Laurel, From the Place of Laurel Trees or Crowned with Laurels is originated from Latin is a gender-neutral name is chiefly used in Danish, Norwegian and Finnish
  •  Engelica - Girl name Engelica means "Angelic, Angelicus Meaning Angelic Like an Angel and Sense" has origin in Latin. Engelica is derived from Angelica.
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Sibling Names for Antonio

Looking for the perfect sibling names to pair with your little one, Antonio? We've compiled a list of names that complement Antonio's Italian origin and also sound great together. From classic to unique, here are some sibling name options to consider for your growing family.

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Famous people named Antonio

  • Antonio Vivaldi, Italian Baroque musical composer
  • Antonio Agliardi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal, archbishop
  • Antonio Salieri, Italian classical composer, conductor, and teacher
  • Antonio Cesti,
  • Antonio García Gutiérrez, After having studied medicine in his native town
  • Antonio de Guevara, Spanish chronicler and moralist
  • Antonio Fortich, Catholic bishop and social activist
  • Antonio Machado, Spanish poet and one of the leading figures of the Spanish literary movement known as the Generation of '98
  • Antonio Todde,
  • Antonio Rossellino, Italian sculptor
  • Antonio Barrette, Quebec politician born in Joliette, Quebec, Canada
  • Antonio Lotti, Italian Baroque composer
  • Antonio Di Pietro, Italian politician and lawyer
  • Antonio Guzmán Blanco, Venezuelan military leader, statesman
  • Antonio Soler, Spanish Catalan composer whose works span the late Baroque and early Classical music eras
  • Antonio Fazio, Italian banker
  • Antonio Segni, Italian politician
  • Antonio Saca, Salvadoran politician
  • Antonio Chacón, Chacón was born in Jerez de la Frontera
  • Antonio di Benedetto, Argentine journalist and writer
  • Antonio de Cabezón, Spanish Renaissance composer and organist
  • Antonio Caldara, Italian Baroque composer
  • Antonio Pacinotti, Italian physicist
  • Antonio Vagnozzi, amateur Italian astronomer and a discoverer of asteroids
  • Antonio de Torres Jurado, Spanish guitarist and luthier
  • Antonio Gades, Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer
  • Antonio Scandello, Italian composer, born in Bergamo
  • Antonio Rosetti, classical era composer and double bass player
  • Antonio Cifra, Italian composer of the Roman School of the Renaissance and early Baroque eras
  • Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, Italian Renaissance architect
  • Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect active during the Renaissance
  • Antonio Barceló, Spanish Balearic mariner
  • Antonio Russolo, Italian Futurist composer
  • Antonio Salviati, Italian glass manufacturer and founder of the Salviati family firm
  • Antonio Porchia, Argentinian poet
  • Antonio Masip Hidalgo, Spanish politician
  • Antonio Salandra, conservative Italian politician
  • Antonio Allegra, Italian organist and lyricist
  • Antonio Pacchioni, Italian scientist and anatomist,
  • Antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian author
  • Antonio Cassar-Torreggiani, member of the Cassar-Torreggiani family
  • Antonio Rinaldi, Italian architect, trained by Luigi Vanvitelli
  • Antonio Gramsci, Italian Marxist philosopher and communist politician
  • Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general of the navy, explorer, scientist
  • Antonio Negri, Italian Marxist sociologist and political philosopher
  • Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor and an associate of Giuseppe Garibaldi
  • Antonio Damasio, Portuguese-American neuroscientist
  • Antonio Rosmini, Italian Roman Catholic priest and philosopher
  • Antonio Abetti, Italian astronomer
  • Antonio Maria Valsalva, Italian anatomist born in Imola
  • Antonio Canova, Italian Neoclassical sculptor
  • Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor, director, producer, and singer
  • Antonio Stradivari, Italian luthier and a crafter of string instruments such as violins
  • Antonio da Correggio, foremost painter of the Parma school of the High Italian Renaissance
  • Antonio Margheriti, Italian filmmaker
  • Antonio Verrio, was responsible for introducing Baroque mural painting into England and served the Crown over a thirty-year period
  • Antonio Fogazzaro, Italian novelist and proponent of Liberal Catholicism
  • Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuelan independence leader

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