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.
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)

Categories

architects, artists, currently out of the US top 1000, saints, sculptors
Entry updated July 2, 2017