Given Name DONATO

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: do-NA-to (Italian, Spanish)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Late Latin name Donatus meaning "given". Several early saints had this name. The name was also borne by two Renaissance masters: the sculptor Donato di Niccolo di Bette Bardi (also known as Donatello), and the architect Donato Bramante.


architects, artists, currently out of the US top 1000, saints, sculptors
DIMINUTIVE: Donatello (Italian)
FEMININE FORM: Donata (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Donat (Catalan), Donat (French), Donát (Hungarian), Donatus (Late Roman), Donatas (Lithuanian), Donat (Occitan), Donat (Polish)
Entry updated July 2, 2017