From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Anton. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1920 or after 2000

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany

Variant Spelling

Anthon (rare)

Variant Forms

Origin and Meaning

German short form of Antonius, a Roman nomen of uncertain origin and meaning

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