Anton

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German and other northern European languages.

Proper noun[edit]

Anton

  1. A male given name.
    • 2011 Sophie Hannah, Lasting Damage, Hodder & Stoughton, ISBN 978 0340980651, page 78:
      'As far as I'm concerned, he's Benjamin Rigby,' said Kit, after the first time we met him. 'He seems like a decent baby and he deserves a decent name. Not that his father's got one, so I suppose I shouldn't be surprised.' Kit thinks it's only acceptable to 'go around calling yourself Anton', as he puts it, if you're Spanish, Mexican or Colombian, or if you're a hairdresser or a professional ice-skater.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Antonius. Cognate to English Anthony.

Proper noun[edit]

Anton

  1. A male given name.

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Antonius. Cognate to English Anthony.

Proper noun[edit]

Anton

  1. A male given name.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Antonius. Cognate with English Anthony.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑnton]
  • Hyphenation: An‧ton

Proper noun[edit]

Anton

  1. A male given name.
    • 1986 Vuokko Tolonen, Lastenhuone, Otava, ISBN 9511090925, page 19:
      —Pojan! Hoitaja nostaa päänsä paperista, närkästyneenä tai hölmistyneenä. Tästä ei tällä menolla tule ikinä mitään.
      Anton.
      Jos se on ihme ja poika, niin olkoon Tšehovin kunniaksi ja Jorman mieliksi.
      —Yhdellä vai kahdella teellä?
      Me emme ymmärrä toisiamme. En haluaisi jättää mahaani hänen armoilleen.

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Proper noun[edit]

Anton

  1. Genitive singular form of Antto.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Antonius. Cognate to English Anthony.

Proper noun[edit]

Anton

  1. A male given name.

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Antonius. Cognate to English Anthony.

Proper noun[edit]

Anton

  1. A male given name.

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Antonius. Cognate to English Anthony.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Antón m anim (genitive Antóna)

  1. A male given name.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Antonius. First recorded in Sweden in 1623. Cognate with English Anthony.

Proper noun[edit]

Anton

  1. A male given name.

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References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 33 431 males with the given name Anton living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.