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Meaning and name origin

Donte \d(o)-nte, don-te\ as a boy's name is pronounced DAHN-tee, dahn-TAY. It is of Italian origin, and the meaning of Donte is "lasting". Donté is the phonetic variant of Dante. This form is popular among African-Americans.


Donte has 9 variant forms: Dantae, Dantay, Dohntae, Dontae, Dontay, Dontaye, Dontell, Dontey and Dontrell.

For more information, see also the related boy name Dontavius.


Donte is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1033 out of 1220, Top 85%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Donte for boys. Donte reached its highest rank of #398 in the U.S. in 1997. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Donte name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Donte 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

Donte is also pronounced similarly to Daunte, Deante, Deonte, Dionte and Duante. Other suggested similar baby names are Deontae, Donato, Donne, Jonte and Monte. These names tend to be less commonly used than Donte.