Antes Family History
Antes Name Meaning
German: from a vernacular form common in the Rhineland of the personal name Anton Latin Antonius (see Anthony ) a variant of Anthes German: humanistic surname a Hellenization of Blume literally ‘flower’ (see Blum ) with reference to the Greek word anthos ‘flower’. Compare Andes and Andis . Dutch: from the personal name Ant(e) a short form of the ancient Germanic names such as Andbert with genitive inflection -s. Dutch: alternatively perhaps a variant of Antens itself possibly from a vernacular form of Antoons a patronymic from Antonius (see Anton ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press