Antonio: baby boy name meaning and popularity


This name is the Spanish and Italian version of Anthony, meaning “priceless.” And your little Antonio will indeed be priceless. Oh, except for the diapers. And the wardrobe. And the shoes. And the toys. And the orthodontia.


Tony, Tonio.

Famous people named Antonio:

Composer Antonio Vivaldi; actors Antonio Banderas, Antonio Sabato, Jr., and Antonio “Tony” Danza; football players Antonio Brown and Antonio “Tony” Romo.

Fun fact:

Antonio is the main character in William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice,” but the name isn’t limited to that play alone; Shakespeare used it in at least five.

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