Dante Name Meaning & Origin

Dante

Pronunciation: DAHN-tay (key)

Origin of the name Dante:

A contracted form of Durante (enduring, lasting, steadfast), which is from the Latin dūrans (enduring).

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Comments and insights on the name Dante: | Edit

This is the ONLY name my husband and I agreed on for our son...and I LOVE IT!! It suits him!

Personal experiences with the name Dante: | Edit

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 :)

Nicknames for Dante: | Edit

Danny, Tay

Meanings and history of the name Dante: | Edit

Dante means enduring or steadfast, an old 14th century roman italian name, sounds beautiful (dahn-tay)

Famous real-life people named Dante: | Edit

Dante Alighieri, 14th century Italian poet
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Pre-Raphaelite painter
Dante Scott, Canadian actor
Dante Basco - American actor

Dante in song, story & screen: | Edit

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 alibrehay dog in the Disney movie hit "Coco" 2017

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