Of Roman origin.

A form of the name Anthony.

From Antonius, seems to have come from the Etruscan language.

It was the family name of a known Roman family. General Marcus Antonius, the most notable member of this family, ruled the Roman Empire in the 1st century BC.

Feminine forms of the name are: Antonia, Antonija, Donka.

Alternative forms of the name are Antonio, Andon, Ton, Anto, Antoine, Antonio, Toninho.

Famous bearers are: Anton Chekhov, Anton Rubistein, Anton Corbijn, Anton Yelchin, Anton Ferdinand.

Anton is a popular name in Denmark, Sweden and Iceland.