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Gender: Male Origin of Anton: German and Scandinavian variation of Anthony Meaning of Anthony: Latin, "priceless one"

The name Anton is a boy's name of German origin. Anton and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Spelling Bee Name Game".

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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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Kim Bell Says:


LOOOVE this name! I was looking for a strong and unique name for a boy. Anton is straight to the point! Means business! A⚡✝☮⚡

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.