Variant of Anthony: definitely praiseworthy. From a Roman clan name. When you look at the seventeenth century, the spelling Anthony had been from the Greek anthos meaning flower.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Male
In 1870 Anton Fritsch completed his Naturgeschichte der Vogel Europas (8vo, with atlas in folio); and in 1871 Messrs Sharpe and Dresser began the publication of their Birds of Europe, which was completed by the latter in 1879 (8 vols.