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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Donta

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  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Donta is of English origin and means "Happy and work's hard".

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dandy, a description of you!

O is for original, one of a kind!

N is for nice, need I say more?

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Notable Persons Named Donta

Donta Smith is a basketball player for the Hapoel Jerusalem, →Arkansas RimRockers, Academic Sofia, Shanxi Zhongyu, South Dragons, Gigantes de Carolina, Marinos de Anzoátegui, Vaqueros de Bayamón, Espartanos de Margarita, Atlanta Hawks, and Hapoel Jerusalem B.C. in the Israeli Basketball Premier League. He was most active from 2004 to present. Donta was born on November 27th, 1983 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Donta Jones is an athlete. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to 2000. Donta was born on August 27th, 1972 in Washington, D.C.

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Donta was born on July 4th, 1972.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Donta

Eleni was born on June 17th, 1980 in Lamia, Greece.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 6 0 6
1965 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1967 10 0 10
1968 11 0 11
1969 20 0 20
1970 25 6 19
1971 23 0 23
1972 50 0 50
1973 77 6 71
1974 93 8 85
1975 106 9 97
1976 82 5 77
1977 117 7 110
1978 129 9 120
1979 109 9 100
1980 110 7 103
1981 97 0 97
1982 103 0 103
1983 117 7 110
1984 118 6 112
1985 103 0 103
1986 111 0 111
1987 92 0 92
1988 126 0 126
1989 129 0 129
1990 130 0 130
1991 147 6 141
1992 124 0 124
1993 122 6 116
1994 77 0 77
1995 77 0 77
1996 87 0 87
1997 82 0 82
1998 94 0 94
1999 67 0 67
2000 75 0 75
2001 67 0 67
2002 52 0 52
2003 62 0 62
2004 51 0 51
2005 57 0 57
2006 56 0 56
2007 67 0 67
2008 40 0 40
2009 44 0 44
2010 44 0 44
2011 51 0 51
2012 33 0 33
2013 38 0 38
2014 29 0 29
2015 21 0 21
2016 38 0 38
2017 31 0 31

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Popularity of Donta as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Donta

  • How Popular is the name Donta? Donta is the 4,474th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Donta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,837 babies born with the first name Donta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Donta to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Donta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Donta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Donta is Monday, September 21st, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Donta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Donta was in 1991 with a total of 141 babies.
  • Random Donta Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Donta is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 13 babies in California have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Donta: Your name in reverse order is Atnod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Daont. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 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).
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