Dante is a masculine name that is a shortened version of Durante. It is Latin in origin and is generally understood to mean "loyal" or "enduring." The name was popularized by Dante Alighieri, the Italian poet who wrote the Divine Comedy. Dante has remained steady in popularity for over 10 years and is currently within the top 300 names for boys.
Similar Names: Dantay, Dontae
Famous Dante Names: Dante Hughes (football player), Dante Di Loreto (screenwriter)