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What does Antonia mean?

Antonia Pronunciation of Antonia as a girls' name is pronounced ann-TONE-yah. It is of Latin origin. Feminine of Anthony, used since classical times, when it was a common Roman feminine family name. Also a diminutive of Ann. Willa Cather novel "My Anton´┐Ża"; English writer Antonia Fraser.


ASSOCIATED WITH classical (medieval), roman, novel (literary)


VARIANTS Anteunette, Anthonia, Anthony, Antoinette, Antoinetta, Antonella, Antonetta, Antonette, Antonie, Antonietta, Antonija, Antonina, Antonine, Antonique, Antonisha, Antoniya, Antonnette, Antonya, Netta, Nettie, Netty, Onita, Teunisje, To, Toinette, Toini, Tona, Tonechka, Tonette, Toni, Tonia, Tonie, Toos, Toosje, Tony, Tonya, Tunke, Tunna




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How popular is Antonia?

Antonia is a very popular first name for women (#426 out of 4276, Top 10%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#87348 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Antonia reached its highest rank of #387 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is at #1209 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Antonia (#1209 IN 2018) are Annie (#308), Antonella (#468), Ann (#983), Toni (#1763), Tona, Tony, Tonie, Tonia, Tonette, Netta, Onita, Nettie, Antonina, Antonette, Antonetta, Antoinette, Anthony and Tonya. These forms of Antonia reached the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 (AVERAGE #1394) and are now much less conventional (#1722, DOWN 92.9%), with versions such as Annie becoming somewhat outmoded. Annie is more universally found than the rest, though Antonella has grown trendy as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Antonia, Ann, Annie, Anthony, Antoinette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Antonella, Antonetta, Antonette, Antonina, Netta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nettie, Onita, Tona, Tonette, Toni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tonia, Tonie, Tony, Tonya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Annie, Toni outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Adoncia, Adonia, Aithnea, Alcinia (see Alcina), Aldona, Aldonza, Alfonsia, Allona, Allonia, Alona, Alonia, Alonna, Alonsa, Alsinia, Analia, Anatolia, Anatolya, Ancina, Andena, Andria, Anemona, Anna, Annika, Annina, Annis, Annona, Annsonia (see Ansonia), Anona, Anonna, Anora, Ansonia, Ansonya, Antaliya (see Antalya), Antalya, Anthea, Antheia, Anthemia, Anthia, Anthoula, Anthymia, Antia, Apolonia, Apona, Ardenia, Armona, Armonit (see Armona), Arsania, Artia, Artina, Aryonna, Aston, Astria, Avania, Avannia, Ayonna, Begonia, Bronia, Donia, Eionia, Fronia, Latania, Latoia, Latonia, Leonia, Natania, Onoria, Petronia, Petunia, Romonia, Sonia, Sydonia, Titania, Valonia, Vidonia and Zonia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Antonia.