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What does Tonye mean?

Tonye Pronunciation of Tonye [tonye] as a girls' name is a variant form of Antoinette (French, Latin): French feminine transcription of Antoine.


Tonye has 4 variants: Toni, Tonia, Tonie and Tony.

1 more relation via Antoinette: Tonette.

Creative forms:
(female) Tainye, Tinye, ..

(male) Tote, Tovya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tonye Paisleigh (T.P.), ..

How popular is Tonye?

Tonye is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Tonye is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Antoinette, Tonette, Toni (#1333 the previous year), Tonia, Tonie and Tony are the prominent varying forms of Tonye (outside Top 2000). These forms of Tonye were popular 6 decades ago (average #877) and are now significantly less popular, with forms such as Toni becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Antoinette, Tonette, Toni, Tonia, Tonie, Tony in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tonye is pronounced similarly to Tahnya, Tana, Tanaya, Tanea, Tanee, Taneea, Taney, Tani, Tania, Tawnee, Tawnie, Tawny, Tawnya, Teona, Teoni, Teonna, Tina, Tinah, Tinie, Tiny, Toini, Tona, Tonnya, Tonya and Tonyah. Other recommended names are Joye, Tacye, Teone, Tine, Tobe, Tobee, Toby, Tommye, Torie, Torrye, Tory, Tove, Toya and Tunke. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tonye.

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