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.