Antonia is a baby girl’s name of Latin origin that means “from Antium”. Antonia is the feminine form of Antony. It was a popular name for the entirety of the 20th century, not leaving the top 1000 baby names list until 2008.
Meaning of the name Antonia:
Latin: from Antium
Origin of the name Antonia:
Antonia is a Latin baby girl’s name that means “from Antium”. Antonia is a feminine form of the name Antony.
Symbolism of the name Antonia:
Antonia means “from Antium”. Antium was an ancient port city located south of Rome.
Style of the name Antonia:
Gender of the name Antonia:
Antonia is a girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Antonia:
an-TO-nya (Italian, Spanish, German), an-TO-nee-ə (English), ahn-TO-nee-a (Dutch)
Number of syllables in the name Antonia:
three or four, depending on pronunciation
Emotion evoked from the name Antonia:
Antonia evokes feelings of confidence and inner strength.
Alternative spellings for the name Antonia:
Antonija, Antoniya, Anntonia, Antonnia
Nicknames for the name Antonia:
Popularity of the name Antonia:
According to the Social Security Administration, Antonia is a popular baby girl’s name. Antonia was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1900 to 2007 and again in 2014 and 2016. It peaked at #361 in 1921.
Related names for the name Antonia:
Great middle names for the name Antonia and their meanings:
- Sylvie (from the forest)
- Rue (herb, regret)
- Blythe (happy, carefree)
- Remi (oarsman)
- Claudia (lame, enclosure)
- Eve (life)
- Arabella (yielding to prayer)
- Pheobe (radiant, shining one)
Famous people with the name Antonia:
- Antonia Kidman (Australian journalist)
- Antonia Scarpa (American filmmaker and musician)
- Antonia Laura Thomas (English actress)
- Antonia Bird (English TV and film director)
- Antonia Lofaso (American chef)
Antonia in popular culture:
- Ántonia “Tony” Shimerda (literature, “My Antonia” by Willa Cather)
- Antonia Clarkor Toni (literature, “The Weight of Silence” by Heather Gudenkauf)
- Antonia“Notes From a Liar and Her Dog” by Gennifer Choldenko)
- Queen Antonia Bayle (video game, “EverQuest II”)
- Antonia Gavilan de Logrono (television, “True Blood”)