Similar to many Austrian
family names, the distinguished surname Anthonny is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames
were the patronymic
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The name Anthonny is derived from the Latin family name Antonius, which is of uncertain etymology.
Early Origins of the Anthonny family
The surname Anthonny was first found in Styria, where this family name became noted for its many branches within the region. Each house acquired a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In later history, the name became a power unto itself and members of this most influential family were elevated to the ranks of nobility.
Early History of the Anthonny family
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Anthonny Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Anthony, Anthonny, Anthoni, Anthonie, Antony and many more.
Early Notables of the Anthonny family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Anthonny family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Anthony, age 32; who arrived in Philadelphia in 1741. Jacob Anthony came to Philadelphia in 1753; while Frans Anthony settled in Boston, Massachusetts in 1768..