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Toni

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Meaning and origin
Toni is a Hungarian girl name. The meaning of the name is `Worthy of Praise`.


Where is it used?
The name Toni is mainly used in English.

It is an abbreviated form of
Antonia, used in English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Scandinavian, Dutch and in Ancient Roman.


See also
In Spanish and in Italian: Antonietta
In Slovene: Tonka
In Polish and in Russian: Antonina
In Finnish: Toini
In English: Tonya
In English: Tonia
In Ancient Roman: Antonius


What Toni`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Toni:
    it's simple and unique!!! I like how rare it is!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being mistaken for a guy and people spelling it with a 'y' instead of an 'i'...that can be really annoying!
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    Probably Michaela
    Extra information:
    I would not trade this name for anything int his world!! It's so awesome!
  2. The best thing about the name Toni:
    I have only ever met one other girl called Toni. I like how rare it is.
    The worst thing about the name:
    That people dont know how to spell it.
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    I was Toni before I was even born so I was meant to be Toni
    Extra information:
  3. The best thing about the name Toni:
    its short, sweet, and to the point
    The worst thing about the name:
    ppl think im a guy or think my name is tory
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    nikki
    Extra information:
    TONI is an awesome name that is unique and beautiful. and it means praiseworthy so we're obviously awesome :)
  4. The best thing about the name Toni:
    People assume I'm a guy butI like it cus when they see that I'm a girl they are surprised.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Every one sings 'hey tony, I like the things you do...' soooo annoying!
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    My mom wanted to name me Salomé but dad got his way and I'm glad he did.
    Extra information:
    Hated being made fun of when I was little but now I really love my name. I'm one of very few (:
  5. The best thing about the name Toni:
    It forces you to be strong
    The worst thing about the name:
    Other peoples stupidity
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    Nikitta
    Extra information:
  6. The best thing about the name Toni:
    Unique. I rarely come across other females called Toni. People don't ever forget you!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Assumptions that I am male. Assumptions that it must be short for Antonia or Antoinette (it's not!). People mishearing - I've been called Terry and Penny, to name a couple!
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    My Mum wanted Tammy. I'm grateful she didn't get her way. If I'd been a boy I would have been Scott.
    Extra information:
    I work with elderly people. It's a short and easy name for them to hear and (often) remember.
  7. The best thing about the name Toni:
    im the only toni at my school
    The worst thing about the name:
    people always spell it with an i or call me tori DX
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    it would be Ceçilé after my great greandmother.
    Extra information:
    i love being called toni because i know its me people are talking to and that everyone at my school knows who i am because of my name :)
  8. The best thing about the name Toni:
    It is unique, not many toni's
    The worst thing about the name:
    People spell it tony
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    My twins name is tina
    Extra information:
    I was gonna be Anthony
  9. The best thing about the name Toni:
    From the other Toni's I have met, I have noticed a strong personality. I myself have a strong personality. I work as a nurse and trying to explain it to the elderly who are deaf is easy coz I point to my toe 'to' and then my knee 'ni' and they get it straight away. And sometimes for a laugh I'll point to my eye after (Toni with an 'i'.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always spell it with a 'y'. I constantly get asked if it's short for anything. It's not. And when I was younger it was 'thats a boys name'
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    My parents were waiting to have a girl so they could call her Toni so my name was picked out before I was even thought of. If I was gonna be a boy I was gonna be called mark.
    Extra information:
    Toni's are awesome people and haven't met one that I don't like (not that I've met many)
  10. The best thing about the name Toni:
    No One ever forgets your name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    growing up wth the nickname.. Toni Roni full of Macaroni.. yes my family really called me that.. IN PUBLIC!!!!!
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    My Father named me Toni after his brother.. my mom would of named my Claudia.. thankfully dad won this 1!
    Extra information:
    My name made me grow up stong and with thick skin. I AM SO GREATFUL FOR MY NAME. I Love it.
  11. The best thing about the name Toni:
    People always say it's pretty and unique.
    The worst thing about the name:
    My last name is Stark. Whenever is sign up for clubs/attendance sheets at school, they thing I'm trying to be funny by putting Iron Man's name.
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    I'd be Tony. Those were the choices.
    Extra information:
  12. The best thing about the name Toni:
    Not many girls today have this name, so it makes you unique.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's not a super-girly name, and people are always mispelling my name or assuming I'm a guy when they here my name.
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    I would think my name would be Anastasia or Nora. I think these are very pretty.
    Extra information:
    If your name is Toni, it gives you a bonus. It's a unique edge and it gives you a little something different.
  13. The best thing about the name Toni:
    I love the way it just rolls off the tongue.
    The worst thing about the name:
    I am always asked what my real name is, Nobody can spell it, people assume from hearing it I am male, and people call me Tina a lot...
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    I was supposed to be named Laura, until my mom saw me for the first time.
    Extra information:
    I can tell people to stick with the body parts to spell my name. Toe Knee with an eye. They look at me like I am crazy.
  14. The best thing about the name Toni:
    It's short and easy to remember
    The worst thing about the name:
    People assuming you are boy
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    My name would be misty or Antionette. I prefer my name just fine.
    Extra information:
    I LOVE MY NAME, IF YOU ARE A TONI YOU ROCK. EVERY TONI I KNOW (INCLUDING ME) IS COOL BEYOND MEASURE.
  15. The best thing about the name Toni:
    Itsa not so common name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Named after two body parts. Lol
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    Joey lynn
    Extra information:
    I loooove being a Toni
  16. The best thing about the name Toni:
    In a highly male ran and opperated work environment my name(Toni) has always come in handy with others being able to recognize that just because I am female does not make me any less capible of a human being. In other words I can perform as an equal.
    The worst thing about the name:
    The worst thing about being named Toni is always being asked if that is my real name. Many people believe that Toni is short for something else.
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    If my name was not Toni I would prefer to be named Antoinette, that way I would have many options for a name to be called by.
    Extra information:
  17. The best thing about the name Toni:
    The nickname is ringtone
    The worst thing about the name:
    People can call you toe.
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    I would like ashley
    Extra information:
    Toni means beyond praise.
  18. The best thing about the name Toni:
    its is short and easy tremmember.
    The worst thing about the name:
    every 1 says its a boy name
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    rose its soo pretty
    Extra information:
    nope! :)
  19. The best thing about the name Toni:
    Not many girls have the name. I only know of 3 others.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Everyone for some reason thought i was a boy or my name was short for Antonio. My first school yearbook spelled my name Tony! Rrr..
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    If my name wasn't Toni, If my parents had a boy they would've named me Loren _ go figure!
    Extra information:
    Even thou its kewl my dad is Anthony and goes my Tony. I still rather had a different name...
  20. The best thing about the name Toni:
    Its not real typical.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always think when you say Toni, that you're talking about a guy.
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:
    It would be common like Amber or Nicole
    Extra information:
    I have grown to like my name and I will name my daughter something that was meant to be a boy's name.
  21. The best thing about the name Toni:
    It is unique..not many girls out there w/the name!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Hated it when I was little because I wanted a name like eberyone else.
    If my name wasn`t Toni....:

    Extra information:
    Love my name now!


More `Toni` links
Toni as abbreviation
Actors named Toni
Toni in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Toni

Toni appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 928.. 1960 was a `top year` for the name Toni. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #146. The last time Toni appeared among the most common names was in 1930. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007928
2006821
2005826
2004755
2003724
2002648
2001587
2000545
1999500
1998417
1997373
1996342
1995327
1994284
1993297
1992315
1991270
1990275
1980184
1970156
1960146
1950208
1940389
1930758
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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Toni
got tired of the 'isn't that a boy's name' when young!like it now - its different to the usual names ;-)
Toni
i love my name, when i was young i hated it but now im the only person i know called toni and so everybody knows who i am.
toni
i love being caled toni my mum said she liked boys names for girls and im glad she did i quite like boys names for girls like my mum i like jamie for a girl toni is a cool name lol and when i was at school nobody else had my name as a girl so there was no mix ups between who was gettin called unlike common names like katie where they have to be remebered as katie g and katie l lol xx
Irene
My sister's name is Toni. I love her name even though people call my dad Tony, I think it sound better on my sister. I don't think I'd ever name my daughter's Toni because you have to really carry that name well. My sister's does a good job at doing that.
Toni
I love my name


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