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:
(male) Antoan, Artonio, ..
(female) Antois, Antolia, ..
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)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Antonio for boys. Antonio reached its peak rank of #74 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #152. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
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.
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.