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What does Donato mean?

Donato Pronunciation of Donato [do-na-to] as a boys' name is pronounced doh-NAH-toh. It is of Spanish and Italian origin, and the meaning of Donato is "given; gift from God". A short form of Donatello.



VARIANTS Donatello, Donatien, Donatus, Donzel



Donato Henrik (D.H.), ..

How popular is Donato?

Donato is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4572 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Donato was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #1109 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not ranked currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donato name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Amato, Anasto, Benito, Cato, Dago, Damaro, Dana, Danal, Danar, Danilo, Danko, Danno, Dante, Danton, Delano, Denali, Deonte, Derito, Dingo, Dino, Dionio, Dioniso, Dionte, Doan, Doane, Dolan, Domino, Don, Donahoe, Donahue, Donal, Donald, Donau, Donavan, Donavon, Dondre, Donell, Donevon (see Donovan), Donn, Donnan, Donne, Donnel, Donnie, Donny, Donohoe, Donovon, Dontae, Dontay, Dontaye, Donte, Dontey, Doram, Doran, Dowan, Draco, Drago, Dunston, Dunton, Honesto, Jovito, Kato, Mankato, Plato, Renato and Santo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Donato.

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