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Gender: M Meaning of Antoine: "priceless one" Origin of Antoine: French variation of Anthony

Antoine is a venerable French name that is still stylish in its native habitat, where it is in the Top 30. In the US, it was most popular in the 1970s and '80s, reaching Number 262 in 1985.

There have been a number of eminent namesakes, including French Rococo painter Antoine Watteau; aviator and writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author of the childhood classic, Le Petit Prince; and movie director Antoine Fuqua, as well as a number of outstanding athletes.

Phonetic spellings Antwon and Antwan have also been used.

Antoine is the real name of jazz pianist and singer Fats Domino.

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Famous People Named Antoine

Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier, French chemist
Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger de Saint-Exupéry, French children's novelist and aviator
Antoine Fuqua, American film director
(Emile) Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor
Antoine Reed aka Sir Michael Rocks, American rapper
Antoine Marie Joseph "Antonin" Artaud, French poet and playwright
Antoine Griezmann, French footballer
Antoine Vitez, French actor and director
Antoine-François Momoro, French revolutionary printer
Antoine Brandon Cason, American football player
Antoine Duane Winfield, American football player
Antoine Caldwell, American football player
Antoine Akeem Bethea, American football player
Antoine Devon Walker, American basketball player
(Kevin) Antoine Dodson, American internet celebrity
Antoine Watteau (1684-1721), painter
Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704), composer

Pop Culture References for the name Antoine

Antoine D'Coolette, Sonic the Hedgehog's ally in the Archie comics series
Antoine Gourmand, from TV series "Early Edition"
Antoine Triplett, character on Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D"