First recorded in 1752. Ultimately from Latin Antonius. Cognate to English Anthony.
- A male given name borne by Latvian speakers.
- A transliteration of the German male given name Anton and of the Russian Антон (Anton).
- Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
-  Population Register of Latvia: There were 4794 persons named Antons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.