Saxony. In the medieval era, Germany was fragmented and inhabited by numerous Barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.
Early Origins of the Antos family
Saxony, where the name became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. The name is associated with Saint Anthony (Antonius,) the founder of monasticism and the patron saint of farmers. Although primarily a first name, Anton also became a family name as it gained popularity in the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Antos family
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Antos Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Anton, Antonn, Annton, Antonne, Anthes, Antes and others.
Early Notables of the Antos family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Antos family to the New World and Oceana
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