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What does Donte mean?

Donte Pronunciation of Donte as a boys' 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH Don-, popular (famous)


VARIANTS Dantae, Dantay, Dohntae, Dontae, Dontay, Dontaye, Dontell, Dontey, Dontrell

SEE ALSO Dontavius


(male) Donda, ..

(female) Donce, ..

Donte Arman (D.A.), ..

How popular is Donte?

Donte is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1033 out of 1220, Top 85%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Donte was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #398 in the U.S. in 1997, and is currently at #1188. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donte name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Dante (#322 A YEAR AGO), Dontae (#1641), Dontrell, Dontavius, Daunte and Dontay are the popular varying forms of Donte (#1188) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Donte were favored as birth names in the year 1997 (AVERAGE #1184) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1593, DOWN 49%), with the version Donte going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donte, Dante, Daunte, Dontae, Dontavius in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dontay, Dontrell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Donte is pronounced similarly to Deante, Deonte, Dionte and Duante. Other recommended sound-alike names are Boote, Damonte, Dane, Danie, Demonte, Dene, Deontae, Devonte, Doane, Dodge, Don, Donal, Donato, Donau, Dondre, Donn, Donne, Donnel, Donnie, Donny, Donzel, Dore, Dowe, Doyle, Dunne, Johnte, Jonte, Monte and Sante. These names tend to be less frequently used than Donte.