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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”)
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