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tonia

DIMINUTIVE OF:
antonia
FEMININE FORM:
tonio, tonino
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
tyrrhenian
ORIGIN:
etruscan 
NAME ROOT:
ANTōNIUS
MEANING:
This name means “highly praiseworthy” and derives from the root “Antōnius”, a Gens (Roman family name) to which (Marcus Antonius) belonged. That name originally came from the Etruscan language. Its use as a Christian name was due to the veneration of: 1) Saint Anthony a Christian saint from Egypt and a prominent leader among the Desert Fathers who is venerated by Eastern Orthodox Church, Coptic Orthodox Church, Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church and the Coptic Catholic Church. 2) Anthony of Padua (Anthony of Lisbon), a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order. Though he died in Padua, he was born and raised in a wealthy family in Lisbon. Noted by his contemporaries for his forceful preaching and expert knowledge of scripture, he was the second-fastest canonized saint and was proclaimed a Doctor of the Church.
KEYWORDS:
RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • italianitalian
  • spanishspanish

Related names

VARIANTS
italian
antonia, Antoniana
spanish
antonia, Antolina
MASCULINE
italian
antonello, antonio, antoniano, antoniello, antonico, antonino
spanish
antonio, ANTÓN, Antolín
PET & SHORT FORM
italian
antonella, tonina, antonina, antonietta, antonetta, ninetta, nietta, etta, Nedda, Antonica
spanish
antonella, tona, Toña, Toñi

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
basque
antxone, ANDOITZA, ANDOLIÑE, ANDONE
bulgarian
antonina, antoniya
croatian
antonija, Andona
czech
antonie
danish
antonia, antonie, anthonia, Antine
dutch
antonia
english
antonia
english - african american
latonya, latonia
faroese
antonia
finnish
antonia, toini, anthonia, anttuuna
galician
ANTÍA
german
antonia, antonie
hungarian - magyar
antÓnia
icelandic
antonía
latin
antonina
latvian
antonija, Antoņina
norwegian
antonia, antonie, anthonie, Antona, Antine
polish
antonia, antonina
portuguese
antÓnia, antônia
romanian
antonia
russian
antonina, antoniya
serbian
antonija, Andona
slovak
antÓnia
slovene
antonija
swedish
antonia, antonie, anthonia, Antona, Anthina, Antina, Antine
ukrainian
antonina

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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