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.
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)