Anton


Anton
Recorded in many forms as shown below, this is ultimately a Roman clan name. Deriving from the personal name Antonius, and introduced into Europe by returning Cruisaders of the 12th century, it is believed to translate as 'praiseworthy'. It has always been associated with Marcus Antonius circa 83 - 30 b.c, friend to Caesar, and lover of the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra. The surname is much later being medieval, and first recorded in England as shown below. World-wide, the surname has developed into over one hundred individual spellings, and examples of these range from Antony, Anthoine, Anton, Anten and Antona, to Antoinet, Antonelli, Antognoli, and Antuk, and the patronymics such as Antunez, D'Antoni, Antoons, Antonssen, Antonov, and Antonwicz. However the great popularity of the original baptismal name throughout Christendom, is largely due to two saints. The first being St. Anthony of Egypt. A D 251 to 331, and founder of monasticism, and the second, St. Anthony of Padua (1195 - 1231), who became a favoured disciple of St. Francis of Assisi. His learning and eloquence was so great that he is said to have drawn a congregation of fishes to raise their heads out of the sea and listen to him breathlessly! Amongst the earliest examples of the surname recording are those of William Antony, who was recorded in the tax charters of the county of Suffolk, England, in the year 1306, whilst in Germany in 1527 Schultheis Anthonius was recorded as being the Stadtschreiber (Town clerk) for the city of Kassel. The first recorded spelling of the family name in any country is probably that of John Antoyne, which was dated 1275, in the charters of the county of Worcester, England.Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Antón — Anton ist die deutsche Kurzform des männlichen Vornamens Antonius. Zur weiblichen Form des Vornamen siehe Antonia. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens 2 Namenstag 3 Varianten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anton — Anton, Antón ist der Name folgender Personen: ein häufiger Vorname, siehe Anton (Name) – dort auch zu Namensträgern – und Liste der Herrscher namens Anton Familienname: Abel Antón (* 1962), spanischer Leichtathlet August Friedrich Moritz Anton… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anton I. — Anton hießen folgende Herrscher: Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Anton 1.1 Anton I./... 2 Anton ... 3 Kirchliche Herrscher 4 Nichtregenten 5 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anton II. — Anton hießen folgende Herrscher: Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Anton 1.1 Anton I./... 2 Anton ... 3 Kirchliche Herrscher 4 Nichtregenten 5 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anton — is a given name in many European languages. It is a variant of the same root as Antonius or Anthony.Infobox Given Name name = gender = male region = origin = Antonius footnotes = People*Anton Chekhov, a Russian writer *Anton Bruckner, Austrian… …   Wikipedia

  • Antón — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Antón o Anton puede referirse a: Antón, nombre propio de varón. Antón, apellido. Contenido 1 Divisiones administrativa 2 Personajes 2.1 Santos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Anton — Antón. □ V. cochinilla de San Antón, cochinito de San Antón, fuego de San Antón, gusano de San Antón, mal de San Antón, vaca de San Antón. * * * (as used in expressions) Bruckner, (Josef) Anton Dolin, Sir Anton Anton Herman Gerard Fokker Frisch,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Antón — Antón. □ V. cochinilla de San Antón, cochinito de San Antón, fuego de San Antón, gusano de San Antón, mal de San Antón, vaca de San Antón. * * * (as used in expressions) Chéjov, Antón (Pávlovich) Denikin, Antón (Ivánovich) Pevsner, Antón… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Antón — ☛ V. cochinilla de San Antón, cochinito de San Antón, fuego de San Antón, gusano de San Antón, mal de San Antón, vaca de San Antón …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Anton — (fr. Antoine, engl. Antony), männlicher Vorname, stammt von dem römischen Geschlechtsnamen Antonius (s.d.), jetzt als Vorname gebräuchlich. I. Weltliche Fürsten. A) Könige a) von Navarra. 1) A. von Bourbon, ältester Sohn des Herzogs Karl von… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Anton — Anton, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 1200 Housing Units (2000): 465 Land area (2000): 0.793441 sq. miles (2.055003 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.793441 sq. miles (2.055003 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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