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Antonio

What does Antonio mean?

Antonio Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: popular (famous), saint.

Variations

Antonio has 8 variants: Antino, Antolin, Anton, Antonello, Antonino, Antonito, Antonius and Tony.

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.

Creative forms:
(male) Antoan, Artonio, ..

(female) Antoana, Antois, ..

Middle name pairings:
Antonio Jaxton (A.J.), ..

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. Demographics)

Antonio reached its peak rank of #74 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #152. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Antonio (#152 in 2015) listed in the Top 2000 are Anthony (#25 in 2015), Tony (#504), Anton (#960), Antoine (#1000), Antony (#1375), Antwain, Antwon, Antwone, Antoni, Antione, Antone, Anthoney and Antonino. These forms of Antonio reached the apex of their popularity 3 decades ago (adoption of 1.6%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.8%, 54%), with versions such as Tony becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Antonio, Anthoney, Anthony, Antione, Antoine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anton, Antone, Antoni, Antonino, Antony in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Antwain, Antwon, Antwone, Tony in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abbondio, Abondio, Acton, Addonia, Adonia, Adonis, Affonso, Afton, Alfonso, Alfonzo, Allonso, Allonzo (see Alonzo), Alonso, Alonzo, Alton, Anatolio, Andino, Andon, Andonia, Anisio, Anno, Anson, Antaios, Antenor, Anteo, Antero, Antioco, Antol, Antole, Antolle, Antoly, Anyoli, Apolonio, Arcenio, Arcinio, Armondo, Armoni, Arsanio (see Arsenio), Arsenio, Arsinio (see Arsenio), Artemio, Aston, Attilio, Dionio, Ennio, Orsonio (see Orson), Sidonio, Tonio and Vitorio. These names tend to be less commonly used than Antonio.


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