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Gender: M Pronunciation: DON-tay Meaning of Dante: "enduring" Origin of Dante: Latin diminutive of Durant Dante's Popularity in 2014: #314

The great medieval poet's name, widely used in the Italian-American community and beyond.

Famous People Named Dante

Dante Rosario, American football player
Dante Jordan, son of Musician Jordan Knight
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Pre-Raphaelite painter
Dante Bichette, American baseball player
Damien Dante Wayans, son of actress Elvira Wayans
Dante Alighieri, Italian poet and author of the book "Inferno", and the lesser known "Paradiso" and "Purgatorio"; describing his journey through Hell to Purgatory and thence, Heaven, with an angel

Pop Culture References for the name Dante

Dante - Devil May Cry (Game and Show Series)
Dante's Inferno, part of Dante Alighieri's 14th century epic poem Divine Comedy
Dante, a (female) character in the anime Fullmetal Alchemist
Dante Hicks, character in the films "Clerks" (1994) and "Clerks II" (2006)
Dante Quintana, character in award-winning novel "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe" by Benjamin Alire Saenz
Dante's Peak is a 1997 American adventure film directed by Roger Donaldson

Donte, Dontay, Dontae, Danté, Dantae, Dantay

Dante's International Variations

Durante, Duran (Italian)