Gender / Sex: boy (Tony's also a girl name)
Related Names: Antonio
Sounds Like: Toni, Ton
Variant forms: Toney, Tonie, Tonio
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 103
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 18896
Tony \t(o)-ny\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Tony), is pronounced TOH-nee. It is of English origin. Short form of Anthony (Latin) and its variants, frequently used since medieval times as an independent name. Tonio is a Latin short form. Actors Tony Curtis, Tony Danza; singer Tony Bennett.
Tony has 3 variant forms: Toney, Tonie and Tonio.
For more information, see also the related name Antonio.
Baby names that sound like Tony are Toni and Ton.
View a list of the 4 names that reference Tony.
Tony is a very popular first name for men (#103 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#18896 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)