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Italian Baby Names

English translation/equivalent: Donata

Origin: Derived from the nickname and then common name of the Christian era Donatus, from the perfect participle donare "donated, given" from God, given to a child whose parents waited at length for a son.

Name Day/Onomastico: August 7—together with St. Donatus.

Related Name/Other Italian Forms: feminine form of Donato

Guide to Italian Baby Names


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