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Anthony Name Meaning and Origin

Anthony Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Highly praiseworthy, flourishing

Name Origin


The name Anthony means 'highly praiseworthy' or 'flourishing'. It originates from Latin and has biblical roots.

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Anthony Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Anthony is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of syllables, making it a pleasant name to say.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Anthony has a good rhythm with two syllables that flow nicely together.

Famous People Named Anthony

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● Anthony Hopkins

Sir Anthony Hopkins is a renowned Welsh actor known for his role as Hannibal Lecter in 'The Silence of the Lambs'. He has won multiple awards for his performances.

● Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer and a two-time unified heavyweight champion. He is known for his powerful boxing skills and impressive record in the sport.

● Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain was a celebrity chef and television personality known for his culinary expertise and adventurous travel shows. He inspired many with his passion for food and culture.

Anthony Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Anthony

The name Anthony is generally well-regarded and does not typically evoke negative associations. However, some may link it to negative characters like Anthony 'Tony' Soprano from 'The Sopranos'. Overall, it is a classic and respected name.

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