Donato

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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Donato

"Donato" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "A Gift". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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Early saint's name from Latin Donatus, meaning "given" (as by God).

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Donato

Donatello was an artist in the field of sculpture. Donatello was given the name Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi in Florence, Italy. He breathed his last breath on December 13th, 1466.

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Donato Bramante is an artist. Donato was given the name Donato di Pascuccio d'Antonio in Fermignano, Duchy of Urbino, in present-day Italy.

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Donato is a soccer player for the America Football Club (RJ), CR Vasco da Gama, Atlético Madrid, Deportivo de La Coruña, and Spain national football team. Donato was born on December 30th, 1962 in Rio de Janeiro. Donato is also known as Donato.

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Donato was born on July 10th, 1951 in Potenza. Donato is also known as The Liguria Monster and The Monster of Liguria.

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Danny Cedrone was a rock and roll musician. He plays Guitar. His career lasted from 1940 to 1954. Danny was given the name Donato Joseph Cedrone on June 20th, 1920 in Jamesville, New York, United States. He breathed his last breath on June 17th, 1954.

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Donato Creti was a in the field of painting. Donato was born on February 24th, 1671 in Cremona. He left this life on January 31st, 1749.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Donato

Dick was given the name Richard Louis Donato on June 24th, 1963 in Los Angeles.

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Daniele was given the name Daniele Donato on August 20th, 1986 in Huntington Beach, California.

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Donato is a soccer player for the America Football Club (RJ), CR Vasco da Gama, Atlético Madrid, Deportivo de La Coruña, and Spain national football team. Donato was born on December 30th, 1962 in Rio de Janeiro. Donato is also known as Donato.

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Marc Donato is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1993. Marc was born on January 25th, 1989 in Toronto.

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David Donato is a musical artist.

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Joao was born in 1934.

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How popular is the baby name Donato in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1890 5 0 5
1899 5 0 5
1900 5 0 5
1908 6 0 6
1910 6 0 6
1911 5 0 5
1912 21 0 21
1913 26 0 26
1914 28 0 28
1915 30 0 30
1916 19 0 19
1917 27 0 27
1918 37 0 37
1919 42 0 42
1920 29 0 29
1921 40 0 40
1922 36 0 36
1923 47 0 47
1924 46 0 46
1925 41 0 41
1926 54 0 54
1927 50 0 50
1928 29 0 29
1929 31 0 31
1930 28 0 28
1931 31 0 31
1932 23 0 23
1933 24 0 24
1934 28 0 28
1935 22 0 22
1936 17 0 17
1937 24 0 24
1938 22 0 22
1939 17 0 17
1940 15 0 15
1941 20 0 20
1942 23 0 23
1943 32 0 32
1944 27 0 27
1945 14 0 14
1946 15 0 15
1947 18 0 18
1948 23 0 23
1949 30 0 30
1950 23 0 23
1951 23 0 23
1952 21 0 21
1953 25 0 25
1954 26 0 26
1955 29 0 29
1956 23 0 23
1957 26 0 26
1958 27 0 27
1959 30 0 30
1960 39 0 39
1961 22 0 22
1962 33 0 33
1963 28 0 28
1964 29 0 29
1965 21 0 21
1966 26 0 26
1967 28 0 28
1968 26 0 26
1969 22 0 22
1970 25 0 25
1971 31 0 31
1972 27 0 27
1973 18 0 18
1974 36 0 36
1975 23 0 23
1976 21 0 21
1977 23 0 23
1978 23 0 23
1979 23 0 23
1980 19 0 19
1981 27 0 27
1982 26 0 26
1983 32 0 32
1984 28 0 28
1985 22 0 22
1986 17 0 17
1987 36 0 36
1988 23 0 23
1989 25 0 25
1990 27 0 27
1991 31 0 31
1992 24 0 24
1993 26 0 26
1994 26 0 26
1995 25 0 25
1996 31 0 31
1997 23 0 23
1998 31 0 31
1999 20 0 20
2000 33 0 33
2001 28 0 28
2002 34 0 34
2003 33 0 33
2004 26 0 26
2005 40 0 40
2006 32 0 32
2007 28 0 28
2008 37 0 37
2009 31 0 31
2010 31 0 31
2011 20 0 20
2012 26 0 26
2013 23 0 23
2014 26 0 26
2015 28 0 28
2016 31 0 31

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Popularity of Donato as a first name

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Popularity of Donato as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Donato U.S.
  White 69.55% 64.26%
  African American 2.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 20.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Donato

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

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Fun Facts about the name Donato

  • How Popular is the name Donato? Donato is the 5,229th most popular name of all time. As a last name Donato was the 4,533rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Donato have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,921 babies born with the first name Donato in the United States. That's more than enough people named Donato to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Donato? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Donato first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Donato is Friday, February 1st, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Donato born? The highest recorded use of the first name Donato was in 1926 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Donato Factoid: According to the 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Donato is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1966.
  • Weird things about the name Donato: Your name in reverse order is Otanod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dtonoa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Donato? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,823 people with the last name Donato.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Donato? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Donato as their last name.

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