Meaning and name origin
Tony \t(o)-ny\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Tony), is of Latin and English origin. Tony is a variant of Antoinette: French feminine diminutive of Antoine, from Anthony. Also a variant of Antonia (Latin): feminine of Anthony, used since classical times, when it was a common Roman feminine family name. Tony is also used as a variant of Toni (English).
There is 1 masculine form of Tony: Anthony.
Tony is a very popular first name for females (#1544 out of 4276, Top 36%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#18896 out of 88799, Top 21%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tony and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Antonia (#975), Toni, Antoinette, Tonya and Tonia. (2014 statistics).
Tony is also pronounced similarly to Tana, Taney, Tani, Tanya, Tawny, Tena, Teona, Teoni, Tina, Tiny, Tonnya and Tonyah. Other suggested similar baby names are Teone, Tine, Tiona, Toby, Toma, Tommy and Tory. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tony.