What does Anton mean?
Anton /an-ton/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced AN-tohn. It is of German, Slavic and Latin origin. Variant of Anthony.
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.Kreatif forms: Abton, Aneiton. [more]
How popular is Anton?
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)
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. Variants like Antonije are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4709%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.2922%, ▼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)
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.