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Anthony

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Origin: Latin
Meaning: Priceless

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Anthony

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Anthony in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Anthony:

  • Records indicate that 1,376,940 boys in the United States have been named Anthony since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1990, when 25,074 people in the U.S. were given the name Anthony. Those people are now 26 years old.

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      21 Positive Comments

  • "thumbs up for Anthony cause my boy friend's name is Anthony" Jul. 20, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Anthony is a strong masculine name, the only thing I dislike is some people pronounce is with a blunt T sound in the middle and some pronounce it with soft TH. Personally prefer the T pronunciation." Mar. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named are son Anthony Joseph. I love the name Tony." Jun. 22, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is anthony and i like it. i dont know much people that are named anthony but its a name that when said demands respect when you say it." May. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My lil bro's name is Anthony hes truning 18 in 4 days I love his name its a very cute name A N T H O N Y classic lol . - Boston , Mass. - Written By: Eva" May. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born in 1991, seems like that was the most popular year for Anthonies." Apr. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My boyfriend's name is Anthony and I love it! It's such a sexy name!" Feb. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "HI, Our son Is called Anthony and he didnt like it much and he prefers Tony, Funny enough his surname is Johns :) We like both name the long or short." Apr. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my uncle's name is Anthony Maurice. He is so crazy but crazy and nice." Mar. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name....my brother is anthony michael. not over used, but not uncommon either" Dec. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like the name Anthony. I just wish it wasn't so common. It has a nice sound to me. The only other thing I don't like is the nickname Tony... however it is on my list." Oct. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am called anthony and its obviously great (maybe a bit of bias in that)" Sep. 11, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Anthony is a great name! I have enjoyed it for over 40 years." Aug. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "i JUST NAMED MY SON ANTHONY AND I AM NOT A TRADITIONAL PERSON. BUT IT IS A VERY STRONG AND MASCULINE NAME. I WAS TOTALLY AGAINST IT AT FIRST AND NOW VERY HAPPY WE WENT WITH IT." May. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love this name, i know few people with this name and i think its a lovely name!" Apr. 30, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Awsome name and the guy making the A.J comment - your just jelous!" Apr. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am named Anthony, I seem to get a dignified respect when I use Anthony as opposed to Tony. I prefer Anthony." Jan. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This was going to be the name we used if our baby was a boy. My cousin told me not to because all Anthony's were little brats including her's." Dec. 14, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son this name in 1998 after my brother because it is a strong name, not flimsy. And so far my Anthony has been conidant, hansome and intelligent. I always tell people that he is an Anthony not a Tony, and you can tell." Nov. 23, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "Every Anthony I've ever known, of any age, has been handsome and masculine." Sep. 2, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Anthony in the 1990's because I think the name evokes images of a young man who is both very strong and very intelligent. He loves his name." Aug. 11, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      12 Neutral Comments

  • "an eisai misanthrwpos,fasistas,protestantis(i mi) kai to krytoiero,misogynis,tote nai,tha tin katavreis me ton antixristo.alliws prosperase.safws o haneke einai klaseis anwteros(pia-o trier exei kanei 4 apanwtes kakes tainies)o haneke den esternizetai tetoies fasizoyses ideologies k den tin propagandizei.apla paratirei psyxra,me mia tha elega mprextiki apostasiopoiisi.gi ayto kai enoxlei k pio poly.makari na synelthei o triei kai na kopsei tis malakies giati einai sygklonistika talantouxos(akoma kai s ayto to aisxos ton antixristo,wres wres to katalavaineis ayto to pragma)" Dec. 29, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "kai gW to elpizw!lolo trier gsiyre ayti tin tainia se periodo katathlipsis kata dilwsi tou.dekto.alla tou vgike oli i mesaiwniki kai misanthrwpistiki optiki tou.mpravo tou pou tin evgale apo mesa tou,alla den me afora.o trier apo to anosiourgima(pragmatiko poly kako vre paidi mou) mandalay kai epeita oti exei kanei den aksizei distixws.o dafoe k i gainsbourg(pragmati EKSAIRETIKI) paiksane giati o trier einai aksios.kalo tha itan na to ksanathymithei kai o idios.einai profanes to noima tis tainias.i gynaika einai i pigi tou kakou,ws k i idia i fysi.o antras einai pio cool typaki(eleos dld).to sex einai pigi kakou(gi ayto k to paidi pethane),kai i eksilewsi perna mesa apo tin aytotimwria kai ton aytoekseytelismo(kathara protestantiki kai poly hardcore apopsi-teleiws fasizousa VEVAIWS)sorry gia to menos alla eimai pragmatika poly megalos fan tou kyriou Trier,apo tin mideia ws to dogville,kai stenaxwriemai para poly na ton vlepw na gyrizei malakies kai na xaramizei to YPERMETRO talento tou.alla kai ws anthrwpos den dexomai to periexomeno toy Antixristou pou presvevei mia ideologia xristianofasistiki/protestantiki.oute i Opus Dei na itan pia!VRE OUST VRE SATANA!xaxaayta..!" Dec. 26, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hahahahahahahaha, i knw an anthony &nd he has noofriends bt 7 . &nd i make fun of him altt (: Bt iguess yu culd say he's pretty chill ! :D" Jun. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Anthony and I loathe being called Tony.... I now go by my middle name. lol" Feb. 19, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Debating on using it for a middle name, James Anthony Prince. Or Asher....." Dec. 15, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "hey im black and my name is anthony alot of people wonder why i have that name it is sort of italian or something but i guess its and ok name" Mar. 29, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "is there not an anthony that we all dont know that is not a pain in the rear!if there does exist one out there than its by gods grace!!" Jan. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Anthony Michael is my brother's name. WHAT A POPULAR NAME! With the combination of Anthony AND Michael, I believe its one of the most POPULAR in the world!" Feb. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "that lady is wrong my brother has that name and his midle name begins witha J and we call him Anthony" Oct. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Almost every Anthony becomes a Tony whether you want them to or not...so I guess you should consider the name Tony as well." Aug. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Anthony, I am in my mid 20's and I love my name. I am 6'1 and Italian so the name goes well with my lond Italian last name, and I am told I look really good in Black pin stripes." Aug. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My father's name is Anthony. And I do agree that alot of Anthonys are handsome and masculine." Feb. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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