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pinWhat does Dontay mean?

Dontay /don-tay/ [2 sylls.] 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 4 more different relations via Dante, Donte: Dantel, Daunte, Dontell and Dontrell.

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 last year), Donte, Daunte and Dontae are the prominent variation forms of Dontay (outside Top 1000). These boy names reached the height of their popularity in the year 1997 (usage of 0.4028%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1715%, 57.4%), with the forms Donte and Dontae becoming less fashionable. Dante (#314) is the most fashionable boy name in this list, with this name having a rekindling in usage. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Dontay and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dante, Daunte, 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. Another suggested similar baby name is Montay. Like Dontay, these names are not frequently used.