Anthony is a boy's name of Latin origin. Derived from the Roman family name Antonius, it means "priceless one." Saint Anthony of Padua is the patron saint of mislaid items and is often prayed to by those seeking something they have lost. Anthony offers plenty of inspiration for a cute nickname with sweet diminutives, including Ant, Anton, and Tony. When baby arrives, you can show them how treasured and irreplaceable they are with a name like Anthony.
Famous People Named Anthony
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- Anthony BourdainChef
- Anthony BurgessNovelist
- Anthony HopkinsActor
- Anthony KiedisSinger
- Anthony PerkinsActor
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