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Boy Name: Danton

Name: Danton
Pronunciation: \d(a)-nton, dan-ton\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Dunton, Tanton
Variant forms: D'anton
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 32178

Description

Danton \d(a)-nton, dan-ton\ as a boy's name is pronounced dan-TONE, dan-TAHN, DAN-tun. It is of French origin. May mean "from Anton", a place name, or may refer to an ancestor named Anthony. Also a variant of Anthony. "D'antan" means "long ago" in poetic French. Georges Danton was one of the key figures in the French revolution.

Danton has 1 variant form: D'anton.

Baby names that sound like Danton are Dunton and Tanton.

Popularity

Danton is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#32178 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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