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Meaning and Origin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Do"nate
To give; to bestow; to present; as, to donate fifty thousand dollars to a college.

Etymology: L. donatus, p. p. of donare to donate, fr. donum gift, fr. dare to give. See 2d Date

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Give to a charity or good cause ("I donated blood to the Red Cross for the victims of the earthquake", "donate money to the orphanage", and "She donates to her favorite charity every month")

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Popularity of Donate as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Donate U.S.
  White 10.05% 64.26%
  African American 3.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 85.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Donate

People with the last name Donate are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Donate

  • How Popular is the name Donate? Donate is the 67,084th most popular name of all time. As a last name Donate was the 35,345th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Donate have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15 babies born with the first name Donate in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Donate? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Donate first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Donate is Thursday, April 2nd, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Donate born? The highest recorded use of the first name Donate was in 1986 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Donate: Your name in reverse order is Etanod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Odenat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Donate? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 637 people with the last name Donate.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Donate? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Donate as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).