Donatien - Meaning of Donatien
[ 4 syll. do-na-tien, don-ati-en ] The baby boy name Donatien is pronounced as DuwNAA-TIYEH-N †. Donatien is primarily used in the French language and it is of Latin origin. The name is of the meaning given, given by God. It is from the element 'donare' which means to give, to donate. The first name is derived from Donatianus (Latin), which is itself from Donatus (Latin). Various early saints bore the name, most notably the 4th-century Saint Donatian, bishop of Rheims and patron saint of Bruges.
See also the related form, the Catalan, English, French, German, Hungarian, Polish, Provençal, and Russian Donat.
Donatien is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Donatien: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"
A famous person named Donatien is Author, Marquis de Sade, born Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, June 2, 1740 - December 2, 1814, Paris, France.