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Meaning and Name Origin

Antonia \a-nto-nia, an-tonia\ 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 related variation via Ann: Annie.


Antonia is a very popular first name for women (#426 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#41469 out of 88799, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Antonia for girls. Antonia reached its highest rank of #265 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is at #975 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 usage of the girl name Antonia and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Antonia (#975 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Annie (#311 in 2014), Ann (#945), Nettie, Toni, Tonia, Tonya, Netta, Antonina, Antonetta, Antonette, Anthony, Antonietta and Antoinette. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 and are now much less widespread, with versions such as Ann, Antonina, Toni, Nettie and Antonette becoming somewhat outmoded. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ann, Annie, Anthony, Antoinette, Antonetta, Antonette, Antonia, Antonietta, Antonina, Netta in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nettie, Toni, Tonia, Tonya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Ansonia. This name tends to be less commonly used than Antonia.