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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
Name is derived from the Latin Antonius, which means “Priceless” and “of inestimable worth” .
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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 Book
was an English footballer and manager who was born in Bath, 4 September 1934. Book spent a large part of his career in Non-League football with his home town club Bath City, before entering league football with Plymouth Argyle. At the age of 31, he joined First Division Manchester City, where he became captain. Under Book's captaincy, Manchester City won four trophies, making him the most decorated Manchester City captain of all-time
Patricia Anthony
is an American science fiction and Slipstream author. Anthony published her first science fiction novel in 1992 with Cold Allies, about the arrival of extraterrestrials in the midst of a 21st Century Third World War
 
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