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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Antoinette
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Antoinette in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Antoinette:
Records indicate that 76,352 girls in the United States have been named Antoinette since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1924, when 1,332 people in the U.S. were given the name Antoinette. Those people are now 96 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Antoinette
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12 Positive Comments
"Best name ever. It's different and above all it's beautiful. I love my name and when I introduce myself, people are charmed and truly excited to know me. I think anyone named Antoinette, lives up to their name perfectly." Dec. 26, 2020:
"I love my name. I spelled it wrong for a long time and 1 day I paid attention to my birth certificate and it was spelled Antionette 😆. I was shocked." Aug. 25, 2020:
"I love my name, Antoinette. After taking 6 years of French, I loved it even more because I learned how to pronounce it as the French do. As an adult, I really loved the uniqueness and sensual sound of it even though everyone still calls me ?Toni?. When I meet new people I introduce myself as Antoinette." May. 23, 2020:
"My name is "Antoinette", called "Toni". My mother was a descendant of a French Huguenot family, and I like the Francophile tone. My seven siblings did not receive names so clearly French. It is a pretty name." Oct. 2, 2018:
"Well my name is Annette, but my nephew calls me Aunt Annette & when he pronounces it altogether it sounds like he is calling me "Antoinette". So I love it when it come out that way. I think it's a beautiful name as well as my name Annette." Nov. 12, 2013:
"i love my name every one was like whats your name and ill be like antoinette and they be like its so pretty;" Jan. 28, 2011:
"most of my friends cant spell my name and also my family. Most peoplname cant pronounce my name but i love it only some time i wish i had a different name." Oct. 23, 2010:
"My name is Antoinette.. but my family calls me Netty. I really like my name because it has a "French" origin. Also, it's not a name that you hear very often." Mar. 9, 2010:
"As you and see my name is antoinette but I whether to be called Nette" Nov. 19, 2008:
"Alot of people like my name, It's a good ice breaker sometimes as conversation usually turns to the french queen that was be-headed. I like my name as it's not so common & sounds nice when pronouced correctly." Dec. 5, 2007:
"I love my name!! But it's only been spelled right about 5 times in my life. No matter, it's still the best there is!! When I have a daughter I'm naming her Anty b/c its my old nickname!" Jul. 25, 2007:
"I love my name :) Although many people spell it the wrong way (exchanging the i and o).
I'm Dutch and here it's pronounced the French way, with the first syllable sounding like "ahn", where the English speaking people pronounce that syllable as "ann"." Jun. 22, 2006:
5 Neutral Comments
"I love my name and the way it is spelt, must people find it difficult to pronounce but still they love it and love to try pronouncing it, sometimes I spend time teaching them to pronounce it well." Sep. 5, 2013:
"I always try to variate my name Antoinette for some reason. Although people tell me that it sounds feminine or pretty and sophisticated, sometimes I wish I were named after the variation of Antonia, because it sounds a bit more feminine to me since it has the A at the end of it. Either way, I've used nicknames like Tony for a more masculine feel, Anna for a laid back feel ,Annie for family, Ant for short simple, sweet, Tonya for something a bit different, etc. It's definitely a name that seems to suit me very well in terms of personality, although I always want to change as a person, and Antoinette is just the kind of name that is what it is , in my opinion." Aug. 15, 2011:
"My name is definitely unique and a lot of people spell it wrong-- even family. I do love the meaning of Antoinette "Beyond Praise" :) but I like the original version, Antonia better . :)" Dec. 24, 2010:
"well it is mine and people often make a mistake
while mentioning it but it is a nice name and every should name her daughter after cos it a french name." Nov. 2, 2010:
"my name is antoinette and i never knew it was soo ... unpopular now but you have to liv ewith it" Jun. 1, 2006:
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