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What does Dontae mean?

Dontae Pronunciation of Dontae [don-tae] as a boys' name is of Italian derivation, and the name Dontae means "lasting, enduring". Dontae is an alternate spelling of Dante (Spanish, Italian, Latin). Historical: Dante Alighieri. Dontae is also a variant of Donte (Italian).


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

4 more related forms via Dante, Donte: Dantel, Daunte, Dontell and Dontrell.

Creative forms:
(male) Donda, Donde, ..

(female) Donda, Donde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dontae Bernard (D.B.), ..

How popular is Dontae?

Dontae is an uncommon first name for men. Dontae is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Dontae was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #718 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is at #1641 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Dontae (#1641 from recent data) ranked in the Top 2000 are Dante (#322 from recent data), Daunte, Dontay, Donte (#1188) and Dontrell. Other forms, like Dantay, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Dontae was at its peak in the year 1997 (median #1103) and is somewhat lower today (#1525, 48% less usage).

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

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

Similar Names

Dontae is alike in pronunciation to Deontae. Other recommended names are Dana, Danal, Danar, Dandie, Daneal, Danial, Danie, Dannie, Danube, Danya, Dashae, Daytan, Deante, Dene, Denham, Denman, Dennie, Deondre, Deonte, Destan, Devonte, Diondrae, Diondre, Dionte, Doane, Dodge, Dolan, Don, Donahue, Donal, Donald, Donatien, Donato, Donatus, Donau, Donavan, Dondre, Donell, Donnan, Donne, Donnel, Donnie, Donohoe, Donohue, Donzel, Doogan, Doram, Doran, Dore, Dorian, Dorran, Dorsee, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Dotsen (see Dotson), Dougal, Dougan, Dowan, Doyle, Drostan, Duante, Duncan, Dundee, Dunham, Dunlie (see Dunley), Dunstan, Dustan, Fontane, Jontae, Jonte, Montae, Montane, Montay, Monte and Montie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dontae.

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