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Anthony m. Latin Antonius, a Roman gens. The gens may itself be of Etruscan origin.

The name of a a 4th C Egyptian saint, a 4th C Roman martyr, a 6th C Roman saint, an 11th C Kievan saint, a 12th C Russian saint, a 13th C Italian saint, a 15th C Italian saint, a 16th C claimant to the throne of Portugal, and a 16th C king of Navarre.

The 4th C Saint Anthony was the namesake of a number of medieval orders, including the legendary Ethiopian Order of Saint Anthony, founded by Prester John in the 4th C, the Hospital Brothers of Saint Anthony, founded in the late 11th C, and the Bavarian Order of Saint Anthony, founded in the late 14th C.

Belgium
Middle Dutch
1336 Anthonis (nom) RSG1336-39 p. 59
1336 Tonis (nom) RSG1336-39 p. 2
Dutch
1597x1598 Antheunis BoonenGes p. 383, Anthoen ibid. p. 323, Anthoene ibid. p. 322, Anthoenis ibid. p. 352, Anthonis ibid. p. 323, Anthoon ibid. p. 383
Croatia
Croatian
1597 Antol Susedgrad1597 p. 29, Ianthol ibid. p. 29, Iantol ibid. p. 29, Iatol ibid. p. 29
Denmark
Danish
1581 Anthonius KD-1 no. 362
England
Latin
1340xc1450 Antonius (nom) CovGuild-1 p. 9; 1530 Anthonio (dat) LIWill-III p. 32; 1530/31 Antonio (abl) ibid. p. 95; 1554 Antonius (nom) StMartF p. 58; 1561 Antonij (gen) RegSoABap p. 4; 1562/3 Anthonij (gen) ibid. p. 6; 1562 Antonius (nom) RegSoAMar p. 3; 1563 Antonij (gen) RegSoABap p. 7, Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 8; 1565/6 Antonij (gen) ibid. p. 11; 1565 Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 10; 1566 Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 11; 1567 Antonij (gen) ibid. p. 13; 1568 Antonij (gen) ibid. p. 14; 1568/9 Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 15; 1575 Anthonius (nom) Chst-1 p. 12
Dutch
1574 Anthonis AuFr Ashe; 1576 Anthonij ibid. Boels, Anthonis ibid. Gheenen; 1577 Anthony ibid. Boel; 1579 Antonius ibid. Geenen; 1581 Antonie ibid. Geenen; 1583 Anthony ibid. Gheenen; 1586 Anthonij ibid. Colve, Anthony ibid. Caliau; 1587 Anthonis ibid. Geenen, Anthony ibid. Boels; 1589 Anthenius ibid. Cornelissz, Anthoine ibid. Allnyt, Anthonijs ibid. Clerck, Anthony ibid. Baele; 1590 Anthony ibid. Caliou; 1591 Anthenis ibid. Clerck, Anthony ibid. Geene; 1593 Anthonis ibid. Clerck; 1595 Antonius ibid. Bulcke; 1598 Antony ibid. Alget
Early Modern English
1529 Anthony PP-HenV p. 7; 1530 Anthony LIWill-III p. 41, PP-HenV p. 15; 1532–1533 Antony CovGuild-2 p. 118; 1533 Antene WillsInv LXXXIII, Anthone ibid. LXXXIII, Antone ibid. LXXXIII, Antonye ibid. LXXXIII; 1539 Antonius ibid. LXXXV; 1540 Anthonie StAnthonlin p. 2; 1542/3 Antony SIAcc 3; 1543 Antony BarnstapleBap p. 3; 1546 Antony ibid. p. 5; 1551 Antony ibid. p. 7; 1552 Antony ibid. p. 7; 1555 Anthony bruton1 p. 2; 1556/57 Anthonye PRThirsk p. 2; 1557 Anthony StAnthonlin p. 12, Antonye BarnstapleBap p. 9; 1558 Anthony SaxhamSf p. 130, bruton1 p. 29; 1558–9 Anthony StMary-Ke p. 3; 1559 Anthony BUmar-vol9 p. 2, RegSoAMar p. 1, StAnthonlin p. 13; 1560 Anthonie bruton1 p. 110, Anthony DU-DSMMar, Antony BarnstapleBap p. 10; 1561 Antony ibid. p. 11; 1562 Anthonie ibid. p. 11, OrpingtonKe p. 1, Anthony BarnstapleBap p. 12, Antonye ibid. p. 12; 1564 Anthony ibid. p. 13, StAnthonlin p. 17, Antonye COmar-vol5 p. 83; 1565 Anthonie StMaryA p. 4; 1566/7 Anthony RegBisham p. 2; 1566 Anthony StAnthonlin p. 18, bruton1 p. 35, Antoni BUmar-vol2 p. 116; 1567 Anthony StAnthonlin p. 19; 1568 Anthony ibid. p. 19; 1569 Anthony ibid. p. 20; 1571 Anthony ibid. p. 21; 1572 Anthony COmar-vol5 p. 4; 1572/3 Anthony RegBisham p. 3; 1572 Anthony StAnthonlin p. 22, Antony RegBath p. 2; 1573 Anthony BEmar-vol1 p. 9; 1574 Anthony StAnthonlin p. 24, Antony RegBath p. 2; 1575 Anthony BEmar-vol1 p. 9, Anthonye ibid. p.9; 1576 Anthonie OrpingtonKe p. 4; 1578 Anthony BUmar-vol9 p. 6; 1579 Anthony StAnthonlin p. 27; 1580 Anthonye MemStGiles p. 11; 1581/2 Antonye HAmar-vol9 p. 50; 1582 Anthonie ibid. p. 68, Anthony BUmar-vol1 p. 26, Anthonye BEmar-vol2 p. 3; 1583 Anthony RegSoAMar p. 11, StAnthonlin p. 30; 1584 Anthony DEmar-vol2 p. 10, StAnthonlin p. 31; 1585 Anthony DEmar-vol2 p. 11; 1586 Anthony StAnthonlin p. 32; 1587 Anthony bruton1 p. 8; 1588 Anthony CAmar-vol1 p. 4, StAnthonlin p. 33; 1589 Anthony BEmar-vol2 p. 54, BUmar-vol9 p. 7, DEmar-vol2 p. 17; 1590 Anthony ibid. p. 22; 1591 Anthony BEmar-vol1 p. 14, COmar-vol2 p. 49, DEmar-vol2 p. 23; 1592 Anthony ibid. p. 24, StAnthonlin p. 35; 1593 Anthony BUmar-vol9 p. 8, DEmar-vol2 p. 26, StAnthonlin p. 36; 1594 Anthony ibid. p. 37, Anthonye BEmar-vol2 p. 131, SaxhamSf p. 40; 1595 Anthonie ibid. p. 5, Anthony DEmar-vol2 p. 31, HAmar-vol9 p. 116, SaxhamSf p. 5; 1596 Anthony DEmar-vol2 p. 34, HWCP2 p. 22; 1597 Anthony BUmar-vol2 p. 141; 1598 Anthony DEmar-vol2 p. 37, RegSoAMar p. 18; 1599 Anthony DEmar-vol2 p. 40
Walloon
1581 Anthone RWC p. 3, Antoine ibid. p. 3; 1581/2 Antoine ibid. p. 4; 1582 Antoine ibid. p. 4; 1582/3 Antoine ibid. p. 5; 1583/4 Anthoine ibid. p. 8; 1583 Antoine ibid. p. 563; 1583/4 Antoine ibid. p. 7; 1584 Anthoine ibid. p. 9, Antoine ibid. p. 437; 1590 Anthoine ibid. p. 13; 1590/1 Anthoine ibid. p. 15, Antoine ibid. p. 15; 1590 Antoine ibid. p. 441; 1591/2 Anthoine ibid. p. 19; 1591 Anthonie ibid. p. 18, Antoine ibid. p. 16; 1591/2 Antoine ibid. p. 563; 1591 Antonie ibid. p. 18; 1592 Anthoine ibid. p. 20; 1592/3 Anthoine ibid. p. 25; 1592 Antoine ibid. p. 21; 1592/3 Antoine ibid. p. 25, Antonie ibid. p. 26; 1593 Anthoine ibid. p. 26; 1593/4 Anthoine ibid. p. 31; 1593 Antoine ibid. p. 26; 1593/4 Antoine ibid. p. 564; 1594 Anthoine ibid. p. 32, Antoine ibid. p. 564
1593 Tonet RWC p. 27
Estonia
Middle Low German
1435 Tones BbRT p. 357; 1524x1532 Thonnys (nom) Saareste1923b p. 137, Thonyes (nom) ibid. p. 145, Thonys (nom) Saareste1923a p. 102; 1592 Hant Tiik1977 p. 285, Tonnies ibid. p. 286, Tonnis ibid. p. 285
Early Modern Swedish
1564 Tönies (nom) Hiiumaa p. 154; 1565 Thonius (nom) ibid. p. 139; 1576 Thonnis (nom) ibid. p. 154; 1592 Tonnis (nom) ibid. p. 44
France
Latin
1376 Anthonius (nom) St-Barnard-Romans 383, Antonius (nom) ibid. 383; 1378 Anthonio (dat) hanquetvol1 no. 91, Antonio (dat) ibid. 1697; 1471 Anthonio (abl) MHCG2 235
814 Antoninus (nom) StVdM-II A5; c1050 Antonino (abl) ibid. 696
Old French
1313 Anthoine Paris1313 p. 31
1313 Thonin Paris1313 p. 91
Middle French
1364/5 Anthoine ActsCharlesV no. 166; 1392 Anthoine MemBret-II col. 612, Antoine ibid. col. 612; 1393 Anthoine ibid. col. 619; 1404 Anthoine HistHdVParis no. 4; 1415[1469x1471] Anthoine Waurin p. 224; 1418 Anthaine DdB1418 p. 213, Anthoine ibid. p. 197, HGParis p. 373; 1421 Anthoine favier 380, Antoine HAP p. 399; 1423 Anthoine favier 106; 1438 Anthoine ibid. 372; 1440 Anthoine Laroche no. 5; 1493 Anthoine MSR1838 p. 375; 1540 Anthoine HistHdVParis no. 14; 1541 Anthoine ibid. no. 15; 1563 Anthoine RegPCC-1 p. 19, Anthoyne ibid. p. 24; 1564 Anthoyne ibid. p. 87, Antoyne ibid. p. 65; 1565 Anthoine ibid. p. 139, Anthoyne ibid. p. 150, Antoine ibid. p. 180; 1566 Anthoine ibid. p. 208; 1567 Anthoine ibid. p. 285; 1568 Anthoyne ibid. p. 388; 1570 Anthoyne ibid. p. 425; 1571 Anthoine ibid. p. 593, Anthoyne ibid. p. 442; 1572 Anthoyne ibid. p. 486, Antoyne ibid. p. 500; 1587 Anthoine RTFProvins 43; 1588 Antoine raymond1588 p. 567; 1589 Antoine ibid. p. 572
1392 Antonin MemBret-II col. 612
Germany
Latin
882 Antonius (nom) quix-vol1 96; 1173 Antonius (nom) UrkMeck1 no. II; 1341 Anthonius (nom) SMM p. 167; 1394 Anthonii (gen) ibid. p. 195
Middle French
1548 Anthoine MHCG2 316
Early New High German
1419 Anthoni (nom) mairhofer DCCXIII, Anthony (nom) ibid. DCCXII; 1429 Anthoni (nom) ibid. DCCXXXI; 1497 Antoni Nurn1497 p. 2
Hungary
Latin
1306 Anthonij (gen) Slíz p. 37, s.n. Anthonius; 1308 Antol (nom) ibid. p. 38, s.n. Anthonius; 1314 Anthony (gen) ibid. p. 37, s.n. Anthonius; 1318 Anthonii (gen) ibid. p. 37, s.n. Anthonius; 1329 Anthonio (abl) ibid. p. 37, s.n. Anthonius; 1330 Anthonio (dat) ibid. p. 37, s.n. Anthonius; 1332x1337 Anthonius (nom) ibid. p. 37, s.n. Anthonius, Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 38, s.n. Anthonius; 1334 Antal (nom) ibid. p. 38, s.n. Anthonius, Anthonius (nom) ibid. p. 38, s.n. Anthonius; 1335 Anthonium (acc) ibid. p. 38, s.n. Anthonius, Anthonius (nom) ibid. p. 38, s.n. Anthonius; 1337 Anthonii (gen) ibid. p. 38, s.n. Anthonius, Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 38, s.n. Anthonius; 1339 Anthonii (gen) ibid. p. 38, s.n. Anthonius, Anthony (gen) ibid. p. 38, s.n. Anthonius
Ireland
Early Modern English
1532/3 Anthony Fiants-1 33
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Antonii (gen) BBC-Berg 109; 1272 Antonius (nom) ibid. p. XLII; 1288 Antonius (nom) ibid. p. XLIV; 1290 Antonius (nom) ibid. p. XLIV; 1301 Anthonio (abl) ActDipVeneto-I-1 p. 52, Antonio (dat) ibid. p. 51, Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 51; 1302 Antonii (gen) ibid. p. 52, Antonio (abl) ibid. p. 52; 1303 Antonium (acc) ibid. p. 53; 1326 Antonii (gen) Friuli-14thC no. 426; 1348 Antonio (dat) INP 22, Antonium (acc) ibid. 27, Antonius (nom) ibid. 22; 1360 Antonium (acc) CatTir1 11; 1366 Antonii (gen) Livi 51; 1367 Antonii (gen) ibid. 105/106, Antonio (dat) ibid. 105/106, Antonius (nom) ibid. 140; 1368 Antonio (abl) ibid. 220; 1376 Anthonii (gen) DouGen1 p. 215, Anthonio (abl) ibid. p. 16, Anthonius (nom) ibid. p. 214; 1387 Antonii (gen) Venditti II-9; 1391 Antonii (gen) ibid. I-3; 1401 Antonij (gen) SDHK no. 15739, Antonium (acc) ibid. no. 15739, Antonius (nom) ibid. no. 15739; 1408 Antonii (gen) CatTir1 38; 1411 Antonii (gen) ibid. 43, Antonio (abl) ibid. 43; 1414 Antonio (abl) ibid. 45; 1417 Antonii (gen) ibid. 51; 1419 Antonii (gen) ibid. 61; 1421 Anthonio (dat) ibid. 63; 1424 Antonii (gen) ibid. 72; 1425 Antonio (dat) ibid. 83; 1426 Antonio (dat) ibid. 88; 1427 Anthonius (nom) ibid. 91, Antonius (nom) ibid. 91; 1445 Antonio (dat) ibid. 98, Antonium (acc) ibid. 98, Antonius (nom) ibid. 98; 1449 Antonii (gen) VitAs2 I, Antonio (abl) ibid. I, Antonius (nom) ibid. V; 1450 Antonio (dat) ibid. VI; 1457 Antonius (nom) CatTir1 103; 1460 Antonius (nom) SDHK no. 42126; 1464 Antonius (nom) CUP-III-I CCXXXI; 1470 Antonii (gen) RCCaetani6 730, Antonij (gen) ibid. XXI-62, Antonio (abl) ibid. 1192, Antonius (nom) ibid. XXI-62; 1478 Antonii (gen) ibid. 2720, Antonio (abl) ibid. 2720, Antonius (nom) ibid. 2720; 1488 Anthonio (abl) MHCG2 248; 1490 Antonii (gen) VitAs2 I, Antonio (abl) ibid. I; 1491 Anthonium (acc) MHCG2 250, Antonius (nom) CatTir1 117; 1505 Antonii (gen) VitAs2 VI; 1521 Antonii (gen) ibid. III, Antonio (abl) ibid. I; 1522x1532 Antonii (gen) DSF p. 51, 21, Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 50, 1; 1527 Antonii (gen) Rome1527 p. 87, Antonij (gen) ibid. p. 89, Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 83; 1534 Antonii (gen) PNC 5; 1540 Anthonium (acc) ibid. 6, Antonio (dat) ibid. 6, Antonius (nom) ibid. 6
1301 Antholino (abl) ActDipVeneto-I-1 p. 52; 1326 Antoniolo (abl) Friuli-14thC no. 437; 1368 Antoniotto (abl) Livi 188; 1376 Anthonioto (abl) DouGen1 p. 31, Anthoniotus (nom) ibid. p. 234; 1450 Antoniolo (abl) VitAs2 VI; 1464 Antonelus (nom) CUP-III-I CCXXXI; 1478 Antonelli (gen) RCCaetani6 2720, Antonello (abl) ibid. 2720, Antonino (dat) CatTir1 109; 1485 Antonino (dat) ibid. 114; 1521 Antonelli (gen) VitAs2 III; 1522x1532 Antonello (nom) DSF p. 52, 32, Antonellus (nom) ibid. p. 50, 1
Italian
1401 Antonio SDHK no. 15739; 1429–1430 Antonio DiaryLMA p. 210; 1513x1521 Antoni LeoX p. 29, Antonio ibid. p. 11
1513x1521 Antonello LeoX p. 34
Sicilian
1478 antonio CdP I
Latvia
Middle Low German
1523 Tonnis Arbusow p. 100; 1524 Tonnis ibid. p. 99; 1540 Tonnis ibid. p. 98; 1561 Tonnis Arbuzov1920 p. 46; 1572 Tonnis ibid. p. 46; 1573 Tonnis ibid. p. 47
Malta
Latin
1465 Antonius (nom) Gozo1465 p. 153
The Netherlands
Latin
1596 Antonius (nom) NHG-Middelburg p. 40
Dutch
1560 Antheunisse MagMiddelburg-1560; 1561 Antheunisse ibid.; 1562 Antheunisse ibid.; 1563 Antheunisse ibid.; 1567 Antheunisse ibid.; 1569 Anthonis ibid.; 1570 Anthony ibid.; 1573 Anthonys ibid.; 1574 Anthony ibid.; 1575 Antheunis ibid.
Spain
Latin
1487 Antonius (nom) carbonell-I p. 10; 1488 Antonii (gen) ibid. p. 22, Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 21; 1489 Antonii (gen) ibid. p. 32, Antonium (acc) ibid. p. 29; 1490 Antonii (gen) ibid. p. 41, Antonius (nom) ibid. p. 42; 1491 Antonii (gen) ibid. p. 58; 1492 Antonii (gen) ibid. p. 66
Catalan
1510 Anthon valencia1510 483, Anthoni ibid. 3157
Old Spanish
1068 Antunino (nom) CDSS I
Spanish
1495 Anthon montalvo; 1540 Antonio SanzSerrano; 1567 Antonio ibid., Antonyo ibid.; 1575 Anton Catalogo-5.2 3840, Antonio ibid. 3796; 1576 Anton ibid. 3901, Antonio ibid. 3873
Sweden
Old Swedish
1524 Tönies (nom) HGS p. 154; 1525 Tönies (nom) ibid. p. 155
Early Modern Swedish
1526 Tönies (nom) HGS p. 155; 1527 Tönies (nom) ibid. p. 155; 1528 Tönies (nom) ibid. p. 155; 1529 Tonnies (nom) ibid. p. 156; 1530 Tönius (nom) ibid. p. 156; 1582 Tynies (gen) ibid. p. 159; 1583 Tynnes (gen) ibid. p. 159; 1586 Tönnes (gen) ibid. p. 159; 1595 Tönies (nom) ibid. p. 162; 1596 Tönies (nom) ibid. p. 162; 1597 Tönies (nom) ibid. p. 162; 1599 Tönies (nom) ibid. p. 162
Switzerland
Latin
14thCx1478 Anthonii (gen) Ob-SPVn (166), Anthonium (acc) ibid. (80), Anthonius (nom) ibid. (18); 1352 Anthonio (abl) MHN DXLVII; 1377 Anthonio (dat) MHCG2 464; 1388 Anthonium (acc) ibid. 466; 1401 Anthonium (acc) ibid. 470; 1411 Anthonium (acc) ibid. 471; 1427 Anthonius (nom) ibid. 473; 1430 Anthonius (nom) ibid. 474; 1430/31 Anthonius (nom) ibid. 475; 1432 Anthonii (gen) ibid. 478; 1432/33 Anthonii (gen) ibid. 480; 1436 Anthonii (gen) ibid. 210, Anthonio (dat) ibid. 210, Anthonius (nom) ibid. 209; 1439 Anthonio (abl) ibid. 213; 1447 Anthonius (nom) ibid. 217; 1453 Anthonii (gen) ibid. 222, Anthonius (nom) ibid. 222; 1455 Anthonii (gen) ibid. 225; 1460 Anthonio (abl) ibid. 229; 1464 Anthonii (gen) ibid. 231, Anthonium (acc) ibid. 231; 1466 Anthonii (gen) Ob-SPVn (79); 1492/3 Anthonio (abl) MHCG2 253; 1493 Anthonii (gen) ibid. 254; 1497/8 Anthonii (gen) ibid. 263; 1502 Anthonius (nom) ibid. 273; 1508 Anthonii (gen) ibid. 283; 1515 Anthonium (acc) ibid. 289; 1527 Anthonium (acc) ibid. 296; 1533 Anthonio (dat) ibid. 303, Anthonius (nom) ibid. 303II; 1539 Anthonii (gen) ibid. 311
14thCx1478 Anthonodi (gen) Ob-SPVn (229)
Middle French
1431 Anthoine MHCG2 476; 1454 Anthoine ibid. 224; 1494 Anthoni ibid. 258; 1501 Anthoine ibid. 271; 1543 Anthoyenne ibid. 312; 1545 Anthoine ibid. 313; 1549 Anthoine ibid. 318; 1550 Anthoine ibid. 319, Anthoyne ibid. 321; 1553 Anthoine ibid. 328, Anthoinez ibid. 328, Antoine ibid. 324; 1555 Anthoine ibid. 334; 1556 Anthoine ibid. 340
Early New High German
1451 Anthonie (nom) MHCG2 220; 1500 Anthoni (nom) ibid. 267; 1524 Anthoni (nom) ibid. 295; 1553 Anthoni (nom) ibid. 330
1434 Anthon (nom) MHCG2 208; 1447 Anthonin (nom) ibid. 217; 1448 Anthinen (nom) ibid. 218
Wales
Early Modern English
1583 Anthoin RegLlantrithyd p. 33; 1598 Anthoni ibid. p. 62, Anthonie ibid. p. 35, Anthony ibid. p. 1; 1599 Anthoni ibid. p. 1
Cite as: G. Grim, R. Le Get, M. Slíz, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Anthony". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Anthony.