What does Dontae mean?
Dontae /don-tae/ [2 sylls.] 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).
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)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Dontae for boys. Dontae was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #718 in the U.S. in the year 1996, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Dontae ranked in the Top 1000 are Dante (#314 last year), Daunte and Donte. Forms like Dantel are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its peak in the year 1997 (usage of 0.4028%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1715%, 57.4% less), with the forms Dontae and Donte becoming less stylish. Dante (#314) is the most trendy birth name here, and there is also a rekindling in baby name usage for this name. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dontae and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)