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What does Toney mean?

Toney Pronunciation of Toney [toney] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Toney) has its root in Latin. Toney is a version of Anthony (Latin). Toney is also a variation of Tony (English, Latin).


Toney has 3 variants: Toni, Tonie and Tonio.

3 more different relations via Anthony, Tony: Andy, Antoney and Thonus.

Creative forms:
(male) Teney, Teoney, ..

(female) Tober, Toneya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Toney Isaac (T.I.), ..

How popular is Toney?

Toney is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1120 out of 1220, Top 92%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#1886 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Toney reached its peak rank of #647 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Toney are Andy (#323 in 2015), Anthony (#25), Toni and Tony (#504). These relations of Toney were popular with parents in the 1960s (median #507) and are now much less widespread (#970, 57%), with the form Tony becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Toney, Andy, Anthony, Toni, Tony in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Toney is alike in pronunciation to Tanney, Tenny, Tino and Tyno. Other suggested similar names are Adney, Arney, Bodey, Bogey, Cobey, Codey, Coley, Coney, Conley, Corey, Corney, Covey, Coxey, Dontey, Hobey, Jodey, Joey, Jorey, Kobey, Kodey, Korey, Morey, Owney, Rodney, Roley, Romney, Rooney, Rorey, Rowney, Stoney, Tandey, Tandy, Tavey, Thobey, Tobe, Tobee, Tobey, Toby, Tome, Tomek, Tomeo, Tomey, Tommey, Tommy, Ton, Tore, Toren, Torey, Torrey, Torry, Tory, Tower, Townly (see Townsend), Trey, Tune, Tynen and Volney. These names tend to be less frequently used than Toney.