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What does Dantay mean?

Dantay Pronunciation of Dantay [dan-tay] as a boys' name is of Italian derivation, and Dantay means "lasting, enduring". Dantay is a variant form of Dante (Spanish, Italian, Latin). Historical: Dante Alighieri. Dantay is also a variation of Donte (Italian).


Dantay has 6 variants: Dantae, Dohntae, Dontae, Dontay, Dontaye and Dontey.

2 more different relations via Dante, Donte: Dantel and Daunte.

Creative forms:
(male) Daitay, Dandai, ..

(female) Dandee, Dando, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dantay Mitchell (D.M.), ..

How popular is Dantay?

Dantay is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Dantay is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Dantay (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Dante (#322 in 2015), Daunte, Dontae (#1641), Dontay and Donte (#1188). These forms of Dantay were at the peak of their popularity 2 decades ago (usage of 0.13%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.07%, 46%), with the form Donte becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dante, Daunte, Dontae, Dontay, Donte in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dante outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dantay is alike in pronunciation to Deontae. Other suggested similar names are Canaday, Conway, D'anton, Dacian, Daffy, Dagan, Dailey, Daily, Dakota, Dakotah, Dalan, Dallan, Dallas, Dalton, Daly, Daman, Damian, Damyan, Dana, Danal, Danar, Danby, Dandie, Dandy, Dane, Daneal, Danek, Dani, Danial, Danko, Danno, Danny, Danon, Danton, Danube, Danya, Danyal, Danyel, Daquan, Darcey, Darran, Darry, Darsey, Dart, Darton, Davey, Davian, Davy, Dawley, Daxton, Dayman, Daytan, Deante, Denbey, Denley, Denly, Denney, Denny, Deshay, Destry, Dmitry, Donau, Dray, Duante, Dunbar, Dunham, Finlay, Johntay, Kenway, Laray, Linsay, Montay, Ramsay and Sanjay. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dantay.

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