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What does Dontae mean?

Dontae /don-tae/ as a boys' name is of Italian derivation, and the name Dontae means "lasting, enduring". Dontae is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Do-, 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.

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

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

(female) Donda, Donde, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Dontae for boys. 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 #1735 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent varying forms of Dontae (#1735 from recent data) ranked in the Top 2000 are Dante (#314 from recent data), Daunte, Dontay, Donte (#1146) 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 (#1532, 46% less usage). Dante is more ubiquitous than the rest, while Donte has lost favor.

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.