Origin of the name ANTON.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ANTON.
derivative of Greek Antonios
(q.v.), from Latin Antonius
(q.v.), meaning "inestimable." Some authors render it "strength." (History of Christian Names, Yonge,
1884). Usage: Bulgaria (Антон), Denmark, Germany, Holland, Portugal (Antón),
Russia (Антон), Slovakia, Sweden,
... According the Littleton, the
Antonian family were descended from Antius (strength), son of Hercules.
(The Standard Dictionary of Facts, Ruoff, 1916)