Antonius

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Roman nomen

1) Name with Etruscan roots of uncertain meaning [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

2) Name with Greek roots maybe meaning 'priceless one' [9] [5]

3) Latin antius = 'chief, leader' [7]

4) From the 17th century on, the name has incorrectly been associated with the Greek word ανθος (anthos) = 'flower' [2] [9] [3] [1] [5] [10] [11]

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Aatuut
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Anthon
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Anthones
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Ánton
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Antones
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Antoni
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Antoniß
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Antonius
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Antoníus
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Antóníus
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Antons
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Antony
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Anttaani
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Antton
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Anttoni
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Anttooni
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Anttuuni
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Antût
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Ãntût
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Antuut
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Âtût
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See also
Variant forms: Anaton, Antoine (French), Antonio (Italian), António (Portuguese), Antonios (Greek)
Female forms: Antonia
Pet forms: Anska, Ante, Antoska, Antto, Thonis, Toni m, Tonik, Tonius, Tynimys, Tönius

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Antoniuksenpoika Finland
Antoniusen Denmark Norway
Antoniussen Denmark Norway
Antoniusson Sweden

Female

Antoniuksentytär Finland
Antoniusdatter Denmark Norway
Antoniusdotter Sweden

Combinations

For combinations see TON (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Antonius
Genitive: Antonius'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Antonius
Genitive: Antoniuksen
Partitive: Antoniusta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Antonius
Genitive: Antonius'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Antonius
Genitive: Antonius' / Antonius

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

17 January

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

17 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[13]
81 456 0 0 81 456
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
229 0 0
n.a.
229
Denmark Denmark[15]
38
n.a.
0
n.a.
38
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
1 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[17]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
33
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[18]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Antonius (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Antonius (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  8. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  11. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  12. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  13. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  18. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/