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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 boy name Antonio.

Tony is also pronounced similarly to Tenny, Tino, Toni and Tyno. Other suggested similar baby names are Tan, Toby, Tom, Tome, Tomey, Tomm, Tommy, Ton, Toon, Tory and Tune.


Tony is a very popular first name for males (#103 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#18896 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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