Name: Antony

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    Antoony is from the Roman family name Antonius. Commonly shortened to "Tony" in the English speaking world, Antony or Anthony is one of the most common male names in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, and Australia.

    Mark Antony or Marcus Antonius was a Roman general, and supporter of Julius Caesar. He is remembered for his relationship with the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, which was fictionalized by William Shakespeare as 'Antony and Cleopatra'.

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