What does Antonio mean?
Antonio /an-to-nio/ as a boys' name is pronounced an-TOH-nee-oh. It is of Spanish, Italian and Latin origin. Variant of Anthony. This form is even more popular than Antoine, likely due to the number of Spanish-speaking immigrants to America. Saint Anthony of Padua is a very important saint in the Catholic church, venerated on June 13. Football player Antonio Freeman; actor Antonio Banderas.
Antonio has 19 more alternative forms via Anthony, Antoine: Anntoin, Anthone, Anthoney, Antin, Antione▼, Antoine▼, Antone▼, Antoney, Antoni, Antonije, Antonin, Antonine, Antons, Antony▼, Antun, Antwain, Antwoin, Antwon▼ and Antwone.Kreatif forms: Antonioao, Antono, Aotonio. [more]
How popular is Antonio?
Antonio is a very prominent first name for men (#100 out of 1220, Top 8%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3200 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Antonio for boys. Antonio reached its peak rank of #74 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #139. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Antonio (#139 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Anthony (#21 in 2014), Tony (#448), Anton (#897), Antwon, Antony, Antone, Antione and Antoine. These forms of Antonio reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (adoption of 0.52%) and are somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.28%, ▼46.7%), with versions such as Antoine, Tony, Antony, Antione and Antone becoming somewhat outmoded. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Antonio and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)