Latin diminutive of Durant

Dante Origin and Meaning

The name Dante is a boy's name of Italian, Latin origin meaning "enduring".
Though closely associated with the great medieval Florentine poet Dante Alighieri -- who's so famous most people skip the last name -- it's not as much of a one-man name as you might think. Heck, it's not even a one-poet name, thanks to British pre-Rapahaelite Dante Gabriel Rosetti. Though especially well used in the Italian-American community, it would make a striking name for any little boy.
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Famous People Named Dante

  • Dante AlighieriItalian poet
  • Dante Santiago RosarioAmerican football player
  • Dante Gabriel RossettiBritish Pre,Raphaelite painter
  • (Alphonse) Dante BichetteAmerican baseball player
  • Dante R. BascoAmerican actor
  • Dante ExumAustralian basketball player
  • Dante Bonfim Costa SantosBrazilian footballer
  • Dante de Blasio (b. 1997)son of politician Bill de Blasio
  • Dante Jordan Knight (b. 1999)son of singer Jordan Knight
  • Dante Taylor (b. 2001)son of rapper Funkmaster Flex
  • Dante Meloni (b. 2004)son of actor Christopher Meloni
  • Dante Aristizábal Martínez (b. 2009)son of singer Juanes and actress Karen Martinez
  • Dante DiFranco Napolitano (b. 2013)son of singer Ani DiFranco and Mike Napolitano
  • Dante Cambiasso (b. 2013)son of footballer Esteban Cambiasso
  • Dante Nilsson (b. 2015)son of singers Maja Ivarsson and Fredrik Nilsson of The Sounds
  • Damien Dante WayansAmerican actor; son of actress Elvira Wayans
  • Dante Melucci Broadway Actor and Drummer

Dante in Pop Culture

  • Dantefictional character and Xoloitzcuintli dog in Pixar's 2017 animated film "Coco"
  • Dantecharacter in Devil May Cry series
  • Dante Hickscharacter in the films "Clerks" (1994) and "Clerks II" (2006)
  • Dante Quintanacharacter in "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe" by Benjamin Alire Saenz
  • Dante's Peak" 1997 film
  • Dante Ramoncharacter on TV's "The Flash"
  • Dantecharacter in Aphmau's YouTube series
  • Dantefemale character in the anime Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Dante Falconericharacter on TV's "General Hospital"

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