Dante (name)

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This article is about people named "Dante". For other uses, see Dante (disambiguation).

Dante is an Italian given name and surname. Etymologically, it is short for an old given name, Durante, and was originally made popular by the Italian poet Dante Alighieri, whose real name was Durante.

Notable people with the name include:

Given name[edit]


As a surname[edit]

  • Joe Dante (born 1946), American director
  • Michael Dante (born 1931), American actor, stage and screen director and former professional athlete
  • Peter Dante (born 1968), American actor

Fictional people[edit]

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