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Meaning and name origin

Dontay \d(o)-ntay, don-tay\ as a boy's name is of Spanish, Italian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Dontay is "lasting, enduring". Dontay is a variant of Dante (Spanish, Italian, Latin); historical: Dante Alighieri, considered one of the great poets of all time, wrote "The Divine Comedy", notable for the graphic description of the medieval version of Hell known as Dante's Inferno. Also a variant of Donte (Italian): Donté is the phonetic variant of Dante.


Dontay has 6 variant forms: Dantae, Dantay, Dohntae, Dontae, Dontaye, Dontey.


Dontay is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dontay and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dante (#314), Donte and Dontae. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dante, Dontae, Donte in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dontay is also pronounced similarly to Deontae. Another suggested similar baby name is Montay. Like Dontay, these names are not commonly used.