Dante Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Dante:
A contracted form of Durante (enduring, lasting, steadfast), which is from the Latin dūrans (enduring).
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This is the ONLY name my husband and I agreed on for our son...and I LOVE IT!! It suits him!
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Dante is the greatest person I have ever met. He is so hot/cute/sexy, he's smart, awesome, good at everything except organization. He is so good with controllers (A.K.A. a gamer to the max) and is the best kisser ever.
Dante is a very humorous and charming dude, he'll know when you are upset and try and cheer you up. Dante also gives some great hugs, kisses, and smiles. His smile could make anybody smile, Dante is very attractive and also has a stunning personality - Alayna :)
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Dante means enduring or steadfast, an old 14th century roman italian name, sounds beautiful (dahn-tay)
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Dante Alighieri, 14th century Italian poet
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Pre-Raphaelite painter
Dante Scott, Canadian actor
Dante Basco - American actor
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Dante's Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso (Epic Poem)
Dante's Peak (Movie)
Dante Davis, character in the novel "She's Come Undone"
Dante Hicks-Main Character of the Movie Clerks
Dante, main character in the "Devil May Cry" video games
Dante Walker from the eponymous series by Victoria Scott
Dante is the name of the alebrije dog in the Disney movie hit "Coco" 2017
Dante Qiuntana, character in the novel "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe"