Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Priceless
Main Origin Language: Latin
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In 2017 the name Anthony...

• was given to 8,802 baby boys
• was the 32nd most popular name for baby boys
• was 55% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Nevada, Connecticut, and Illinois
• was least popular in North Dakota, Maine, and Utah
• was about as popular as Gabriel and Isaac
Babies Named Anthony Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Anthony...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1987
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2017
• is 10% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 43% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Brett, Rene, Bryan, Dayna, Kymberly, Bridgette
• has the most opposite popularity history to Henry, Charlie, Emory, Esther, Nila, Josephine
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Anthony Per State
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Geographically the name Anthony...

• 8% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Michael, Matthew, Nathan, Giuliana, Gianna, Mia
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Corbin, Cohen, Walker, Josie, Kinley, Gracie
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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The Most Popular Names Starting With Each Letter

More information on Anthony by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Anthony are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Anthony will be the only kid named Anthony in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Anthony compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Anthony rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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