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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Antonio
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Antonio in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Antonio:
Records indicate that 231,212 boys in the United States have been named Antonio since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1997, when 5,068 people in the U.S. were given the name Antonio. Those people are now 23 years old.
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Comments about the name Antonio
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3 Positive Comments
"i LOVE the name Anthonio cause that my boy friend's name :3" Jul. 20, 2010:
"My name is Antonio :3 I LOVE my name!
Ways of pronouncing it can be:
An tone ee oh
An tone yo
I will respond to both. My name gets said so fast I rarely ever notice how it's being pronounced. It doesn't really matter how it's being pronounced... I don't need to correct people on how to say it, nor do I mind how they say it. People just don't seem to mispronounce it anyway xD
As for spelling, I haven't come across a single person to spell Antonio wrong. They have difficulty usually with my last name, not my first name haha xD
Nicknames I've gotten with this name include:
(those aren't all the nicknames but those are the preferred ones)
I haven't met another Antonio... I've met two people named Anthony before though.
Oh I remember one guy kept calling me Anthony and then asked "is it Anthony or Antony?" and I said... It's Antonio xD... oh wow that was interesting to see his reaction. x] I'm not picky on my name, as I said earlier, so if someone mistakenly calls me Anthony I'll accept it usually, unless I feel it needs to be corrected.
OH and I am Italian and this name can either be taken as Italian or Spanish. Both would be correct to assume. I consider it Italian more because I'm Italian, but my Spanish friend considered it Spanish. Does it matter between the two? Nope. :]" Apr. 8, 2010:
"I called my son Antonio. He's 5 and in New Zealand and I haven't met another boy his age with the same name. It is more common for mothers to give their daughters Italian names rather than their sons." Nov. 8, 2008:
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