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What does Danton mean?

Danton Pronunciation of Danton [dan-ton] as a boys' name is pronounced dan-TONE, dan-TAHN, DAN-tun. It is of French origin. May mean "from Anton", a place name, or may refer to an ancestor named Anthony. Also a variant of Anthony. "D'antan" means "long ago" in poetic French. Georges Danton was one of the key figures in the French revolution.


Danton has 1 variant: D'anton.

9 more relations via Anthony: Anntoin, Antin, Anton, Antone, Antoni, Antons, Antony, Antun and Antwon.

Creative forms:
(male) Daiton, Daton, ..

(female) Dandan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Danton Ambrose (D.A.), ..

How popular is Danton?

Danton is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#49965 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Danton (outside Top 2000) are Anthony (#25 last year), Anton (#960), Antone, Antoni, Antony (#1375) and Antwon. Usage of these forms of Danton reached its most widespread in 1990 (adoption of 1.3%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 0.6%, 54%), with versions like Anton becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anthony, Anton, Antone, Antoni, Antony, Antwon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anthony, Anton outside U.S.

Similar Names

Danton is pronounced similarly to Dunton. Other suggested similar names are Barton, Branton, Canon, Canyon, Daemon, Dagon, Daimon, Daleton, Dallton, Dalon, Dalten, Dalton, Damon, Danko, Dann, Danno, Danon, Dantae, Dantay, Dante, Dantel, Darion, Daron, Darron, Darton, Darwon (see Darwin), Daulton, Daveon, Davon, Daxton, Daylon, Daymon, Dayson, Dayten, Delton, Deston, Duston, Easton, Eatton, Fenton, Gaeton, Galton, Garton, Gaston, Halton, Hanson, Janson, Kanon, Kenton, Langton, Lawton, Layton, Lynton, Manten (see Manton), Manton, Marton, Parton, Paxton, Randon, Salton, Sanson, Santo, Santos, Saxton, Stanton, Swanton, Tannon, Tanson, Tanton, Tayton, Vinton, Walton, Warton and Winton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Danton.