Anton records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Anton family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

Country Collection
Globe Ancestry.com Global records search results for the Anton family.
USA Ancestry.com US records search results for the Anton family.
UK Ancestry.co.uk UK records search results for the Anton family.
Canada Ancestry.ca Canadian records search results for the Anton family.
Australia Ancestry.com.au Australian records search results for the Anton family.

Ask a Question

Looking for information on a Anton in your family tree? Why not post a question here -

Origins and History

Crest

New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Anton surname or get a copy of the Anton family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"ANTON. A shortened form of the Latin name Antonius, meaning 'well-beloved or inestimable.' Anthony is a common mediaeval misspelling. The name was introduced into Britain by the Normans in the French form Antoino. Margaret Anton is recorded in Edinburgh in 0 1689 (Edinb. Marr.), Christian Antoun in Carpow in 1631 (Dunblane), Catherine Antoun in Clochie, parish of Lethnot, in 1677 (Brechin). John Anton appears in Robiestoun, Aberdeenshire, in 1716 (SCM., rv, p. 172), and John Anton was member of the Huntly Volunteers in 1798 (Witt, p. 7). As forename: Anton Andersone, Inverness 1623 (Rcc. Inc., n, p. 162). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

DNA

Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. A DNA test can sometimes help to make a link to a particular family name if you find you share common DNA with people who have the same or similar surnames as each other. If you are lucky then you may get a match within a few generations and discover some Anton ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!

Unlock your DNAHave you reached a brick wall in your Anton Tree?

Visit our Anton DNA page to find out more.

Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Anton Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Anton Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Anton family tree.

Search Anton Parish Records at Find My Past.

Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Anton family using the FreeBMD database.

Look at Genealogy BankGenealogy Bank for Anton family records.

Study MyHeritage for Anton family data.

Study the LDS Database for records of the Anton family.

Research the Anton surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Anton Military records.

Anton Family History Databases

Investigate WikiTree for user contributed Anton family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Anton data can be verified or corrected by other users.

Search MyTrees for information on the Anton family and people looking to contact living Anton relations.

Explore GENi for Anton family records.

Look at One Great Family for Anton records submitted by people who are already researching the Anton Family History .

Find your Irish Anton relatives on findmypast.ie

Anton Forums

Research the Anton surname using Genealogy.com forums .

ukDid you know that there are currently 6076 people with the Anton surname in the USA? Anton is ranked number 155 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Anton Databases

Check out the Ellis Island Database for information on the Anton family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Anton surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.

Some Famous People with the surname of Anton

Wikipedia Craig Ward Anton (born August 28, 1962) is an American actor and comedian.
Wikipedia Susan Ellen Anton (born October 12, 1950) is an American singer and actress from Oak Glen, California.
Wikipedia Chef Anton is the stage name of Anthony S.
Wikipedia John Hamish Hugh Anton (born 19 September 1926 in Kidderminster) is an English former cricketer who played 14 first-class games: ten for Cambridge University and four for Worcestershire.
Wikipedia Fabian Anton (born July 14, 1975, Ploie?ti) is a Romanian journalist and editor.
Wikipedia Frederick Anton III is President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Manufactures Association and the Pennsylvania Manufactures Insurance Company.
Wikipedia Anton Anton (born December 22, 1949) is a Romanian engineer and politician.