The meaning, origin, popularity, similar names, and other details about the boy name Tony

Meanings & Origins of Tony

What does Tony mean? What is the origin?

Origin Latin
Meaning Tony \t(o)-ny\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Tony), is pronounced TOH-nee. It is of English origin. Short form of Anthony (Latin) and its variants, frequently used since medieval times as an independent name. Tonio is a Latin short form. Actors Tony Curtis, Tony Danza; singer Tony Bennett.

Tony has 3 variant forms: Toney, Tonie and Tonio.

For more information, see also the related name Antonio.

Baby names that sound like Tony are Toni and Ton.

Origin English
Meaning highly praiseworthy. Abbreviation of Anthony and its variants used since medieval times as an independent name.

More Details About Tony

How popular is Tony? Any other details?

How to pronounce, Tony? \t(o)-ny\
Popularity of Tony There were 465 US births last year.
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