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Pronunciation

dɑnteɪ

Origin

Italian

Meaning

Fortitude is the heritage of this noble old Italian name meaning 'to endure'. Our best-known Dante wrote the Divine Comedy. His writing shaped the Italian language and inspired centuries of artists, writers and poets. Today, this name is hugely popular amongst Italian-Americans. An exalted, inspirational choice that started to boom only around the 2000s.

Rank in the year 2015

Dante was ranked #622 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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