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What does Donatus mean?

Donatus Pronunciation of Donatus [do-na-tus] as a name for boys means "given; gift from God". Donatus is a variant form of Donato (Spanish, Italian): a short variant of Donatello.

Associated with: gift.


1 relation via Donato: Donatien.

Creative forms:
(male) Denatus, Tynatus, ..

(female) Donais, Donatra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Donatus Briar (D.B.), ..

How popular is Donatus?

Donatus is a rare given name for males. Donatus is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Donatus (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Donato. This form of Donatus was favored as a birth name during 1920-1929. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Donatus and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amatus, Aonghus, Decatur, Dedalus, Dionysus, Dollfus, Dolphus, Donahoe, Donahue, Donal, Donald, Donau, Donavan, Donavon, Donohue, Dontae, Dontavius, Dontay, Donte, Dontey, Honoratus, Horatius, Ignatius, Montanus, Ponthus, Pontius, Renatus and Romanus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Donatus.

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