Antoine

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Antoine
PronunciationFrench: [ɑ̃.twan]
GenderMale
Language(s)French, from Latin
Origin
Meaning(probably) beyond praise, highly praise-worthy
Other names
Alternative spellingAntjuan, Antoan, Antoin, Antowain, Antuan, Antwaan, Antwan, Antwaun, Antwon, Antwoine, Antwone, Antwuan
Variant form(s)Danton, Titouan, Antonin, D'Anton
Pet form(s)Toine, Twan, Titou
Cognate(s)Antoinette
Anglicisation(s)Anthony
See alsoAntonious

Antoine is a French given name (from the Latin Antonius meaning “highly praise-worthy”) that is a variant of Danton, Titouan, D'Anton and Antonin used in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada, West Greenland, Haiti, French Guiana, Madagascar, Benin, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Senegal, Mauritania, Western Sahara, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Chad, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda.[1] The name is a cognate of the masculine given name Antony, and the feminine form is Antoinette.

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  1. ^ "Antoine". Name-doctor.com. Retrieved October 3, 2019.