The masculine name Anthony is from the English version of the Roman family name Antonius that has an unknown Etruscan origin. However, the name has been incorrectly associated with the Greek word anthos which means "flower". This is the reason that the h was added to the spelling of Anthony in the 17th century.
General Marcus Antonius, or Mark Antony, was part of the Roman family and is the most notable person with the name. After that, the name became common in the Christian world after the fame of Saint Anthony the Great, who was an Egyptian hermit from the 4th-century.
Anthony is from Latin origin, Clan name of the Romans, possibly meaning â€˜beyond price, invaluable, praiseworthy, flourishingâ€™.
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. Shakespeareâ€™s tragedy â€˜Anthony and Cleopatraâ€™ 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 â€˜flourishing or highly praiseworthyâ€™ 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 â€˜he adds or pricelessâ€™.
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” .
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