Of Latin origin.

An Italian Medieval short form of the name Durante.

Durante derives from the Late Latin name Durans, meaning “enduring”.

Other forms of the name are Donte, Duran, Dantay.

Famous bearers are Dante Alighieri, Dante Basco, Dante Rosario, Dante Cunningham, Dante Bonfim Costa Santos, Dante Exum.

Dante Alighieri was an Italian poet, writer and philosopher.

He wrote one of the world’s greatest literature works “The Divine Comedy”.