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: Aetonia, Antoniaae, Artonia. [more]
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. 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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Antonia and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Antonia (#975 in 2014) are Annie (#311 in 2014), Ann (#945), Nettie, Toni, Tonia, Tonya, Netta, Antonina, Antonetta, Antonette, Anthony, Antonietta and Antoinette. These forms of Antonia reached the apex of their popularity during 1960-1969 (average #632) and are somewhat less conventional today (#945, down 85.1%), with versions such as Ann, Antonina, Antonette, Antoinette and Tonya becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Suggested similar baby names are Adonia, Allonia, Alonia, Anatolia, Andena, Annona, Annsonia, Anona, Anonna, Ansonia, Ansonya, Antheia, Anthemia, Anthia, Anthymia, Antia and Latonia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Antonia.