Anton is a given name in many European languages. It is a variant of the same root as
Infobox Given Name
gender = male
origin = Antonius
Anton Chekhov, a Russian writer
Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer
Anton Geesink, a Dutch judoka and IOC-member
Anton Karas, noted Viennese zither player
Anton Szandor LaVey, founder of the Church of Satan and author of "The Satanic Bible"
Anton Newcombe, American rock musician
Anton Tkáč, a Slovak track cyclist
Anton Volchenkov, a star defenceman for the Ottawa Senators
James Anton, American musician
Mikael Antonsson, Swedish footballer nicknamed Anton
Anton Nilson, Swedish militant communist
*Anton, a mythological son of Hercules created by
Mark Antonyand from whom he claimed descent
*Anton, a fictional geneticist, credited with discovering
Anton's Key, in the "Ender's Game" series of books by Orson Scott Card
*Anton Chigurh, the antagonist in the Cormac McCarthy novel "
No Country for Old Men" and the movie of the same title.
*Anton is the name of an Assassin hero character in the massively-multiplayer online RPG game Guild Wars.
*Anton Phibes, murderous organist in two cult movies starring
*Anton Jackson, a filthy, drunken homeless person portrayed by
Damon Wayansfeatured recurringly on the American comedy sketch show " In Living Color".
Anton, Colorado, United States
Anton, Texas, United States
River Anton, Andover, Hampshire UK
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