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Anthony Name Meaning

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Meaning of Anthony

Inestimable

Anthony Name Origin

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Anthony name origin
Anthony is from the Roman family name Antonius. Commonly shortened to Tony in the English speaking world, Anthony is one of the most common male names in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, and Australia. Saint Anthony the Great was the father of Christian
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Anthony is from Latin origin, Clan name of the Romans, possibly meaning ‘beyond price, invaluable, praiseworthy, flourishing’.

Mark Anthony , the general who ruled the Roman Empire jointly with Augustus for a short time. When their relationship turned sour, he and his mistress Cleopatra were attacked and forced to commit sucide. Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Anthony and Cleopatra’ is based on them.

According to legend, the 3rd century hermit Saint Anthony lived alone in the wilderness for over 80 of his hundred-some years.

In Christianity, Saint Anthony the Great is the founder of Christian monasticism, and is invoked against skin complaints.

Anthony Mason-basketbal player; Marc Anthony- singer; Anthony Hopkins-actor; Anthony LaPaglia, Anthoney Michael Hall-actor; Photographer-Antony Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon; Composer-Anton Bruckner, Playwright-Anton Chekov; Anthony Braxton is an American composer, saxophonist, clarinetist, flautist, pianist, and philosopher.

From Greek origin its meaning is ‘flourishing or highly praiseworthy’ from a Roman Clan name in the 17th century, the spelling Anthony was associated with the Greek anthos meaning flower.

Anthony also a name in Basque, its meaning is ‘he adds or priceless’.
Anthony is from the Roman family name Antonius. Commonly shortened to Tony in the English speaking world, Anthony is one of the most common male names in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, and Australia. Saint Anthony the Great was the father of Christian Name is derived from the Latin Antonius, which means “Priceless” and “of inestimable worth” .
Anthony also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Latin, African, Australian, Chinese
Famous Name Anthony
Anthony Terlazzo
was an American weightlifter and Olympic champion.
Joel Anthony
Canadian professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the NBA, playing the center position.
 
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