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About the Name Anthony

This eMedTV Web page highlights information about the name Anthony. This may include information about variations, and meaning. Saint Anthony the Great (251 to 356) was an Egyptian Christian saint and the leader among the Desert Fathers, who were Christian monks in the Egyptian desert in the 3rd and 4th centuries. His feast day is celebrated on January 17th in some churches, but

Anthony is also a girl name. Click here for information on the girl name Anthony.

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Meanings and Variations

Anthony is from Latin meaning Priceless.
Alternates for Anthony include: Antin, Antoine, Anton, Antone, Antoni, Antonin, Antonino, Antonio, Antonius, and Antons
Anthony is associated with these categories: Saint, Popular, and Old Fashioned
Famous stagenames related to Anthony
Tony Danza was born Anthony Iadanza.
Famous Children Named Anthony
Given name: Anthony Paul Kennedy
Father: Robert Sargent Shriver, Political Appointee
Mother: Eunice Kennedy, Special Olympics

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