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Personality No. 9. People with the name Anthony desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with name Anthony having 9 as Personality number love traveling & teaching but hate restraint. They are bold, functional, broadminded & spiritual. They have will power & are determined , but are impulsive, contentious, ill-tempered, rebellious & impatient too.
Variant Baby Names of Anthony:

Andy, Antal, Anthone, Anthoney, Anntoin, Antin, Antoine, Anton, Antone, Antonello, Antoney, Antal,  Anthone,  Anthoney,  Anntoin

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Anthony with popular Italian Surnames:

Anthony Alberti,   Anthony Brunner,   Anthony Penna,   Anthony Bos,   Anthony Molinari


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.

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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” .

Famous Name Anthony

  • Anthony Delavaud

    is a French soccer midfielder currently playing for French Ligue 2 side Niort.


  • Joseph Anthony

    was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Joseph Biles Anthony was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1830


Anthony also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Latin, African, Australian, Chinese

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  • What does the name Anthony mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning Inestimable in Italian. Anthony also named in American, Latin, African, Australian, Chinese for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Anthony. What does the name Anthony mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Anthony. History of name and famous personality with Anthony will help to update our database and other website users.

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