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Antonia (name)

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Gender  Female
Language(s)  Latin
Pronunciation  anne-TONE-eey-yah (USA) or ann-TON-ya (Italian)

Antonia can refer to the girl's name Antonia, which (in English) is pronounced anne-TONE-eeh-yah or ann-TON-ya. It is of Roman origin, used as the name of women of the Antonius family and a feminine version of the name Antonio. Its meaning is "priceless", "praiseworthy" and "beautiful".


Feminine variants

  • Antía -- Galician
  • Antoinette -- French
  • Antonija -- Croatian
  • Antonella -- Italian
  • Antonette -- English
  • Antònia -- Catalan
  • Antónia -- Hungarian, Portuguese, Slovak
  • Antonia -- Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, German, Georgian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
  • Antonie -- Czech
  • Antonietta -- Italian, Spanish
  • Antonija -- Croatian, Slovene
  • Antonina -- Italian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Donka -- Bulgarian
  • Nela -- Croatian
  • Teuna -- Dutch
  • Αντωνία (Antonia or Andonia) -- Greek
  • Toinette -- French
  • Toini -- Finnish
  • Toni -- English
  • Tony -- English
  • Tonia -- English, Ukrainian
  • Tonka -- Croatian, Slovene
  • Tonya -- English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Toñi -- Spanish
  • Roman Antiquity

    The name of any women of the Antonius family in Ancient Rome:

  • Antonia, the daughter of Marcus Antonius Orator
  • Antonia Hybrida Major, the first daughter of politician Gaius Antonius Hybrida who married the tribune Lucius Caninius Gallus
  • Antonia Hybrida Minor, the second daughter of politician Gaius Antonius Hybrida who married her paternal first cousin Mark Antony as his second wife
  • Antonia (daughter of Mark Antony), daughter to the above who married wealthy Greek Pythodoros of Tralles
  • Julia Antonia, mother of triumvir Marcus Antonius
  • Daughters of Mark Antony and Octavia Minor:
  • Antonia Major, grandmother of Roman Empress Valeria Messalina and Roman Emperor Nero
  • Antonia Minor, mother of Roman Emperor Claudius and grandmother of Roman Emperor Caligula
  • Iulla Antonia, maternal granddaughter of Octavia Minor and paternal granddaughter of Marcus Antonius (Mark Anthony)
  • Antonia Tryphaena, granddaughter to Antonia, granddaughter of Gaius Antonius Hybrida and Pythodoros of Tralles, who was a princess of Pontus
  • Antonia Furnilla, mother of Marcia (mother of Trajan) and Marcia Furnilla
  • Claudia Antonia, Roman princess, granddaughter of Antonia Minor and a daughter of Roman Emperor Claudius
  • Antonia Clementiana, daughter of Roman Governor of Judea, Antonius Felix
  • Antonia Agrippina, a possible granddaughter of Roman Governor of Judea, Antonius Felix
  • Antonia Gordiana, daughter, sister and mother of Emperors Gordian I to III respectively
  • Antonia and Alexander, Roman Catholic saints
  • Lex Antonia, the law proposed by Marcus Antonius (Mark Anthony)
  • Other people

  • Nina Antonia, British journalist and writer
  • Antonia Kidman, Australian journalist and sister of Nicole Kidman
  • Antonia Novello, first female and Hispanic Surgeon General of the United States
  • Antonia Scarpa, American film director and musician of Sicilian descent
  • Antonia Thomas, British actress
  • Mother Antonia, Mexican nun
  • Antonia of Baux, queen consort of Sicily
  • Princess Antonia, Marchioness of Douro, descendant of emperor Wilhelm II of Germany
  • Princess Antonia of Luxembourg
  • Infanta Antónia of Portugal, Portuguese princess
  • Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Northern Irish actress
  • Toni Garrn, (born Antonia Garrn), German model
  • Antonia Byatt, British novelist and poet
  • Antonia Prebble, New Zealand actress
  • Jane Antonia Cornish, British Contemporary calssical music composer
  • Bahamadia, (born Antonia Reed), American hip-hop artist
  • Antonia Rados, Austrian television journalist
  • Antonia Göransson, Swedish footballer
  • Antonia Kinlay, British actress
  • Antonia Wright, American reality television personality
  • Antonia Iacobescu, Romanian singer also known as "Antonia"
  • Antonia Ax:son Johnson, Swedish businesswoman
  • Antonia Anderson, New Zealand Artist
  • Fictional people

  • Antonia Ridderfjell, fictional character in the Bert Diaries comic book adaptions, cousin of Emilia Ridderfjell
  • Antonia, heroine in the Gothic novel The Monk.
  • References

    Antonia (name) Wikipedia

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