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What does Antioch mean?

Antioch Pronunciation of Antioch [an-ti-och] as a boys' name has its root in Italian, and the meaning of Antioch is "stubborn, resistant". Antioch is a variant form of Antioco (Italian).

Associated with: stubborn (faithful).


2 related forms via Antioco: Antiochos and Antiochus.

Creative forms:
(male) Antiol, Artioch, ..


Middle name pairings:
Antioch Aaden (A.A.), ..

How popular is Antioch?

Antioch is an unusual first name for males. Antioch is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Antioch has not been ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Antioch name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Anicho, Aniol, Anstice, Antaios, Anteo, Anthone (see Anthony), Anthony, Antin, Antino, Antione, Antol, Antole, Antoly, Anton, Antone, Antoni, Antons, Antony, Antwohn, Antwoin, Antwon, Antwone, Atiph (see Atif) and Enoch. These names tend to be more commonly used than Antioch.

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