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What does Anton mean?

Anton \a-nton, an-ton\ as a boys' name is pronounced AN-tohn. It is of German, Slavic and Latin origin. Variant of Anthony.


Anton has 4 variants: Andon, Teun, Ton and Toon.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Antonio.

Anton has 31 more related forms via Anthony: Andy, Anntoin, Antal, Anthone, Anthoney, Antin, Antoine, Antone, Antonello, Antoney, Antoni, Antonije, Antonin, Antonine, Antonino, Antonio, Antonius, Antons, Antony, Antun, Antuwan, Antwahn, Antwohn, Antwon, Antwuan, Teunis, Thonus, Toney, Toni, Tony and Twan.


Anton is a very popular first name for men (#591 out of 1220, Top 48%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5072 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Anton for boys. Anton reached its highest rank of #187 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is at #897 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Anton name in U.S.

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

Prominent related forms of Anton (#897 the previous year) are Anthony (#21 the previous year), Antonio (#139), Andy (#281), Tony (#448), Antwon, Toney, Antone, Antoine, Andon and Antony. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4709%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.2922%, down 38%), with forms such as Antoine, Tony, Antony, Antone and Toney becoming somewhat dated. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Anton and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Andon, Andy, Anthony, Antoine, Anton, Antone, Antonio, Antony, Antwon, Toney, Tony in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anthony, Anton, Tony outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anton is alike in pronunciation to Antione, Antuwon, Antwan, Antwoin, Antwone, Winton and Wynton. Other recommended similar baby names are Acton, Afton, Alton, Anson, Antino, Antol, Antuan and Aston. These names tend to be less frequently used than Anton.