Meaning and Origin of: Tony

Tony is an English short form of Anthony, from the Latin name antonius, meaning "priceless", "flourishing."

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Priceless
  • Greek : Flourishing
  • Latin : Praiseworthy
  • Greek : Flourishing; Nickname for Anthony

Family name origins & meanings

  • English and French : from the personal name Tony, a short form of Anthony.
  • Americanized form of any of various derivatives of the Latin personal name Antonius (see Anthony), for example Greek Antoniou, Antoniadis.

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