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"ANTHONY. From the Latin personal name Antonius, 'inestimable or worthy of praise.' Magister Antonius, a Lombard physician, obtained a grant of the lands of Fulton from Alan senescallus Scotie a. 1204 (RMP., p. 53). Thomas Anthony in Clashbenny, parish of Abirlott, 1607, and eight more are recorded in St. Andrews Commissariot Record, and Isobel Anthonie appears in Edinburgh, 1664 (Edinb. Marr.). In Middle Scots this name took the form ANTON, q.v. The h is thought to be due to Dutch form Anthonius, also common in mediaeval Latin. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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