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What does Antonia mean?

Antonia /an-to-nia/ as a girls' name is pronounced ann-TONE-yah. It is of Latin origin. Feminine of Anthony, used since classical times, when it was a common Roman feminine family name. Also a diminutive of Ann. Willa Cather novel "My Antonía"; English writer Antonia Fraser.


Antonia has 38 variants: Anteunette, Anthonia, Anthony, Antoinetta, Antoinette, Antonella, Antonetta, Antonette, Antonie, Antonietta, Antonija, Antonina, Antonine, Antonique, Antonisha, Antoniya, Antonnette, Antonya, Netta, Nettie, Netty, Onita, Teunisje, To, Toinette, Toini, Tona, Tonechka, Tonette, Toni, Tonia, Tonie, Tony, Tonya, Toos, Toosje, Tunke and Tunna.

Antonia has 1 more relation via Ann: Annie.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Antoan, Antocia, ..

(male) Antoki, Antoric, ..

How popular is Antonia?

Antonia is a very popular first name for women (#426 out of 4276, Top 10%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#87348 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Antonia for girls. Antonia reached its highest rank of #387 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is at #975 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Antonia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Antonia outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the history of the girl name Antonia and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Antonia (#975 in 2014) are Annie (#311 in 2014), Ann (#945), Antonella (#1146), Toni (#1487), Tonette, Tonie, Tonya, Tony, Tona, Tonia, Netta, Antoinette, Anthony, Antonetta, Antonette, Nettie, Antonina and Onita. These forms of Antonia reached the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 (average #1394) and are now much less conventional (#1729, down 96.2%), with versions such as Annie becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Antonia, Ann, Annie, Anthony, Antoinette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Antonella, Antonetta, Antonette, Antonina, Netta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nettie, Onita, Tona, Tonette, Toni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tonia, Tonie, Tony, Tonya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Annie, Toni outside U.S.

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Adoncia, Adonia, Aithnea, Alcinia (see Alcina), Aldona, Aldonza, Alfonsia, Allona, Allonia, Alona, Alonia, Alonna, Alonsa, Alsinia, Analia, Anatolia, Anatolya, Ancina, Andena, Andria, Anemona, Anina, Anna, Annika, Annina, Annis, Annona, Annsonia (see Ansonia), Annsonya (see Ansonia), Anona, Anonna, Ansonia, Ansonya, Antaliya (see Antalya), Anthea, Antheia, Anthemia, Anthia, Anthoula, Anthymia, Antia, Apolonia, Apona, Ardenia, Armona, Armonit (see Armona), Arsania, Artia, Artina, Aryonna, Aston, Astria, Avania, Avannia, Ayonna, Begonia, Bronia, Donia, Eionia, Fronia, Latania, Latoia, Latonia, Leonia, Natania, Onoria, Petronia, Petunia, Romonia, Sonia, Sydonia, Titania, Valonia, Vidonia and Zonia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Antonia.