Dante - Meaning Of Dante, What Does Dante Mean?

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Dante Meaning


What does Dante mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Dante is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Dante is "lasting, enduring".  

It is also of Italian origin, where its meaning is "steadfast".

Dante is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Dante.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 289 in baby name popularity for boys with 1196 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Dante Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dante has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dante to other names.


Dante is a diminutive (nickname) of Durante.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dante Alighieri, Dante Rossetti, Dante Hall.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Dante in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Dante in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Dante in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Dante Numerology page.

Dante Numerology
Dante in Hieroglyhics
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Italian children normally receive one or two given names.

Italian babies are frequently named after family members, Roman Catholic saints including local patron saints and other biblical figures. Traditionally, the first born son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the father's mother, the second son after the mother's father, and the second daughter after the mother's mother. Some Italians still follow this custom today.

Many Italian male given names end in -o or -e while female names often end in -a and -e.

Nicknames may be formed for almost any name by adding a variety of suffexes including -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, -uccio/-uccia, -uzzo/-uzza. These endings can the be used for example to turn Paola to Paoletta and Donato into Donatello.

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