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pinWhat does Dontay mean?

Dontay /don-tay/ as a name for boys is of Italian derivation, and the meaning of the name Dontay is "lasting, enduring". Dontay is an alternate form, with the prefix Do-, of Dante (Spanish, Italian, Latin). Historical: Dante Alighieri. Dontay is also a form of Donte (Italian).


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

Dontay has 2 more different relations via Dante, Donte: Dantel and Dontell.

Kreatif forms: Dondo, Dondu, Dotay. [more]

pinHow popular is Dontay?

Dontay is an uncommon given name for men. Dontay is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Dante (#314 from recent data), Donte and Dontae are the prominent variation forms of Dontay (outside Top 1000). These relations of Dontay were favored as baby names in the year 1997 (median #463) and are somewhat less conventional today (#771, 57.4%), with the forms Donte and Dontae becoming less fashionable. Dante is the most fashionable boy name in this list, with this name having a rekindling in usage. Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of the boy name Dontay and related names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

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Dontay is pronounced similarly to Deontae. Other suggested similar baby names are Conway, Danby, Dandy, Daneal, Daytan, Denham, Denney, Deonte, Dionte, Dominy, Donal, Donato, Donau, Donell, Donnan, Donnie, Donny, Dooley, Dougan, Johntay, Jontae, Montae, Montay, Monty and Moray. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dontay.