Meaning of Dante
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Dante has the following meaning:
Everlasting and enduring.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Dante is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 260 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Dante rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 1 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 291 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Dante in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Dante is pronounced as dawn-tay
The following names are baby names related to Dante and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Dante: Boys - Devante
, Girls - Angeles
, Both genders - Cielo
Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Dante to be: Wealthy and cool/macho chap
In one word, you might describe Dante as a(n) "wealthy
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The names of some famous persons by the name Dante
(or its variants) are:Dante Bruno Fascell
, born on 9 March, a famous politician. Dante Bruno Fascell's background: An American politician from the state of Florida.Dante Gabriel Rossetti
, born on 12 May, a famous poet. Dante Gabriel Rossetti 's background: An English poet, illustrator, painter and translator.Dante Alighieri
, born on 14 May, a famous poet. Dante Alighieri's background: An Italian poet from Florence. His central work, the Divina Commedia (originally called 'Commedia' and later called 'Divina' (divine) by Boccaccio hence 'Divina Commedia'), is considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.