Variant of Anthony: Worthy of praise; of price. Saint Anthony is the patron sain of poor people. Known Bearer: actor Anthony Hopkins.
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Male
Roman general under Julius Caesar within the Gallic conflicts; repudiated their spouse the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; these were beaten by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
The Capuchin Antonius Maria Schyrlaus (Schyrl) de Rheita (1597-1660) described in 1645 the construction of double terrestrial telescopes.