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What does Dominica mean?

Dominica Pronunciation of Dominica [do-mini-ca] as a girls' name. The name Dominica means "lord". Dominica is a version of Dominique (French, Latin): feminine of Dominic.


Dominica has 2 variants: Domenica and Dominika.

10 more alternative forms via Dominique: Domeniga, Dominee, Domineek, Domineke, Dominga, Domini, Dominie, Dominizia, Domino and Domitia.

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Middle name pairings:
Dominica Bridgette (D.B.), ..

How popular is Dominica?

Dominica is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3275 out of 4276, Top 77%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Dominica was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #1695 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dominica name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dominica outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Domenica, Dominga and Dominique (#1594 from recent data) are the prominent varying forms of Dominica. Other forms, like Domineke, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Dominica was well-received among parents 18 years ago (average #1529) and is now significantly lower (#1898, down 97%), with the version Dominique becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dominica, Domenica, Dominga, Dominique in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dominica and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Danica, Dannica, Davinia, Denica, Dinicia, Divinia, Domaneke (see Dominique), Domanique, Domenique, Domicia (see Domitilla), Domina, Domitila, Domitilia, Domitilla, Donia, Donica, Donika, Donita, Donnica, Dorina, Dorinda, Erminia, Irminia, Lamonica, Lovinia, Monica, Monnica, Robinia, Romina, Romonia, Ronica, Ronnica, Tomina, Tonica and Vinica. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dominica.

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