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Gender: Male Origin of Anton: German and Scandinavian variation of Anthony Meaning of Anthony: Latin, "priceless one" Anton's Popularity in 2017: #990

The name Anton is a boy's name of German origin. Anton is ranked #990 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Cultured and cultivated in an old-style, Old World way. Sometimes associated with the classic writer Anton Chekhov. Al Pacino has a son with this name.

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Famous People Named Anton

Anton Yelchin, late Russian-American actor
Anton Szandor LaVey, American writer and founder of modern atheistic Satanism
Anton Khudobin, Russian NHL Hockey player
Phalon Anton Alexander aka Jazze Pha, American rapper
Anton Coppola, American opera conductor and composer
Anton Zaslavski (Zedd), Russian-German DJ
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Russian playwright and novelist
Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer
Anton James Pacino, son of actor Al Pacino, twin of sister Olivia Rose
Apolo Anton Ohno, American Olympic speed skater

Pop Culture References for the name Anton

Anton Freeman, character in film "Gattaca"
Anton Briggs, character on TV's "Dexter"
Anton Tobias, character in film "Idle Hands"
Anton "Tony" Wyzek, character in musical "West Side Story"
Anton Gast, main character in classic German childrens' book "Pünktchen und Anton" by Erich Kästner
Tzar Anton I, character in webcomic "The Flying Ship" by Jess Milton
Anton, a main character in the book, "Burning Glass" by Kathryn Purdie


indiefendi2 Says:


In a world full of Anthonys and Antonios--be Anton. ;)

ListenUpButtercup Says:


Such a great name! This was the name of Anton a LaVey founder of the church of satan, which is my religion. And I would be honored to name my child after such a brilliant man

JessicaRK467 Says:


I like this name.