"from Antium"

Antonia Origin and Meaning

The name Antonia is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "from Antium".

Antonia is stronger than most feminized boys’ names, reflecting the pioneer spirit of Willa Cather's classic novel My Antonia. Antonia is hovering near the bottom of the US popularity list, which may be an excellent reason for you to use it.

Antonia was borne by several prominent women in ancient Rome, including the mother of the Emperor Claudius. A recent distinguished namesake is British historian/biographer Lady Antonia Fraser. It is also the full name of actress Nia Vardalos.

# 993 in the US

Antonia Rank in US Top 1000

# 617 on Nameberry

Antonia Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Antonia Popularity

Famous People Named Antonia

  • Maria Antoniabirth name of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France
  • Antonia Alighieridaughter of Italian poet Dante Alighieri
  • Antonia of Luxembourg (Antoinette Roberte Sophie Wilhelmine)last Crown Princess of Bavaria as wife of Crown Prince Rupprecht
  • Antónia María Fernanda Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Francisca de Assis Ana Gonzaga Silvéria Júlia Augusta de SaxeCoburgo e Bragança, Princess of Portugal; Dowager Princess of Hohenzollern
  • Antonia Elizabeth Brigid Louise MansfeldPrincess of Prussia; Duchess of Wellington; great,granddaughter of Kaiser Wilhelm II
  • Antonia Minoryounger daughter of Roman statesman Marc Antony
  • Antonia Majorelder daughter of Marc Antony
  • Antonia TryphaenaPrincess of the Bosporan Kingdom
  • AntoniaPrincess of Württemberg, literary patroness and Kabbalist
  • Antonia "Nia" VardalosAmerican actress
  • Antonia "Toya" JohnsonWright, American reality TV personality
  • Antonia KidmanAustralian journalist, sister of actress Nicole Kidman
  • Antonia ScarpaAmerican filmmaker and musician
  • Antonia Laura ThomasEnglish actress
  • Antonia (A.S.) ByattBritish novelist and critic
  • Antonia Margaret Caroline Fraser (Pinter)English writer and widow of playwright Harold Pinter
  • Antonia BirdEnglish TV and film director
  • Antonia Benedettodaughter of singer Tony Bennett
  • Antonia LottnerGerman tennis player
  • Antonia Coello Novelloformer U.S. Surgeon General
  • Antonia LofasoAmerican chef
  • Antonia OkaforAmerican activist

Antonia in Pop Culture

  • Ántonia "Tony" Shimerdacharacter in "My Antonia" by Willa Cather
  • Antonia Clarkor Toni, character in "The Weight of Silence" by Heather Gudenkauf
  • Antonia 'Ant'main character in the "Notes From a Liar and Her Dog" by Gennifer Choldenko
  • Queen Antonia Baylea character in the game EverQuest II
  • Antonia Gavilan de Logronocharacter on TV's True Blood
  • Antoniacharacter in "Practical Magic"
  • Antonia Kevillebirth name of sister Monica Joan on TV's Call the midwife