Name: Antoine

Origin and Meaning of the Name Antoine

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    (ahn TWAHN)
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    English and French speaking countries
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    French form of Anthony, particularly popular in France in the early 1990s, following the popularity of Anthony. It was also popular from the 16th to 18th century, and declined in popularity during the 19th century.

    Notable bearers include French chemist Antoine Lavoisier - who recognized and named hydrogen and oxygen, and was guillotined during the French revolution for being a tax collector and French author of 'The Little Prince' Antoine de Saint Exupéry.

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