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Tony meaning and name origin

Tony \t(o)-ny\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Tony), is pronounced TOH-nee. It is of English origin. Short form of Anthony (Latin) and its variants, frequently used since medieval times as an independent name. Tonio is a Latin short form. Actors Tony Curtis, Tony Danza; singer Tony Bennett.

Tony has 3 variant forms: Toney, Tonie and Tonio.

For more information, see also the related name Antonio.

Baby names that sound like Tony are Toni and Ton.

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Popularity of Tony

Tony is a very popular first name for men (#103 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#18896 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Tony
Popularity of Tony