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The baby name Deonte has an urban feel to it that is a bit aggressive. Parents in the 1980s created it from Deon and Dante. Though a top 500 name in the 1990s, Deonte is now a top 7,000 option.

Meaning of the name Deonte:

American: combination name

Origin of the name Deonte:

Deonte is a combination name that comes from Deon and Dante. Dante was the Medieval form of Durante, popularized by the author Dante Alighieri from the thirteenth century. Deon is a variation of Dion, which was the nickname for the Greek Dionysios.

Symbolism of the name Deonte:

The baby name Deonte means “combination name” because it combines Deon and Dante. Dante originates from the Middle Ages from the ancient Durante. Deon, on the other hand, comes from the ancient Greek name Dionysios. Dionysios dates back to the Greek word “dios,” which means “of Zeus.”

Baby name Deonte

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Gender of the name Deonte:

Deonte is an urban name for boys.

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Emotion evoked from the name Deonte:

Deonte is a strong and urban name. It has a complex and modern feel to it.

Alternative spellings for the name Deonte:

  • Deonnte
  • Deontae
  • Deonntae
  • Deontey
  • Deonntey
  • Deonntay
  • Deontay
  • Deontai
  • Deonntai

Nicknames for the name Deonte:

  • Deon
  • Tae
  • Dee
  • Dee Dee
  • Deo
  • Onte
  • Tae Tae

Popularity of the name Deonte:

Deonte became a top 1,000 name in America in 1984, ranking at number 979. The last year it was on the top 1,000 list was 2003 at number 879. Deonte ranked highest as a top 500 option from 1994 to 1996, coming in at number 482 in 1994.

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Great middle names for Deonte and their meanings:

  • Gregory (to be watchful)
  • Daron (gift)
  • Shaquille (little warrior, well-developed, handsome)
  • Alden (old friend)
  • Burnette (brown, bear)
  • Sawyer (one who saws wood)
  • Jerome (sacred name)
  • Collin (cub, young one)

Famous people with the name Deonte:

Deontes in popular culture:

No fictional characters have the baby name Deonte.