What does Toni mean?
Toni \t(o)-ni\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Toni) is pronounced TOH-nee. It is of English origin. Short form of Antonia and Antoinette, with contemporary variants based on Toni. Author Toni Morrison; actress Toni Colette.
Toni▼ has 37 more related variations via Antoinette, Antonia: Anteunette, Anthonia, Anthony, Antionette, Antoinetta, Antoinette▼, Antonella, Antonetta, Antonette▼, Antonia▼, Antonie, Antonietta, Antonija, Antonina▼, Antonine, Antonique, Antonisha, Antoniya, Antonnette, Antonya, Antwahnette, Antwanetta, Antwinett, Netta, Netti, Nettie▼, Netty, Onita, Teunisje, To, Toini, Tonechka, Tonye, Toos, Toosje, Tunke and Tunna.
Toni is a very popular first name for women (#291 out of 4276, Top 7%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#67100 out of 88799, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Toni for girls. Toni entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its apex position of #154 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Toni and related names. Antonia (#975 in 2014), Netta, Nettie, Tonya, Tonia, Antonina, Antonietta, Antionette, Antoinette, Antonetta, Antonette and Anthony are the popular variation forms of Toni. Adoption of this girl name was at its apex during the years 1960-1969 and is now much lower, with forms such as Toni, Tonia, Tonya, Nettie and Antonina becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Toni▼ is pronounced similarly to Tahni, Tana▼, Tani, Tania▼, Tawni, Tena▼, Teona, Teoni, Tiani, Tina▼, Tinie and Tiny. Other recommended similar baby names are Joni▼, Loni, Noni, Roni, Tami▼, Teone, Theoni, Tine, Tiona, Tobi, Toma, Tommi and Tori▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Toni.