Anthony can be used as either a forename or a surname, and was originally spelt Antony. The H was added later due to a mistaken belief that the original spelling itself was wrong.
Notable Anthonys include Hannibal Lecter actor Anthony Hopkins and Red Hot Chilli Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis.
The name Anthony has several shortened forms, one of which being Ant, which is used quite frequently in personalised registrations as it works in its entire form with either a numerical prefix or suffix on the registration. In March 2003, the registration 17 ANT sold for £6000.
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